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Social Accountability

Not-for-profit providers’ fidelity to their roots and missions requires that they fulfill their obligations of service to their surrounding communities.

This is especially true today, when governments are scrutinizing the degree to which not-for-profits provide benefits to their communities.

It falls upon leaders—top managers and boards—to inspire a dedication to social accountability throughout their organizations. As "passionate champions" of their missions, leaders are using a variety of strategies. 


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Social Accountability Distance Learning

The following LeadingAge session audio recordings and presentation materials provide additional information related to the topic of social accountability.

Community Engagement: A Winning Strategy

With implementation of the Affordable Care Act and challenges to tax exemption looming, it is increasingly important for senior living organizations to engage the greater community beyond their 4 walls. Partnership building is critical in these times, and fulfilling the not-for-profit mission requires a broader view of who the provider organizations’ constituents truly are.

A Practical Roadmap to Social Accountability

This article offers five steps to develop and implement your own social accountability plan and how you can take it to the next level.

Social Accountability Resources

These resources offer additional opportunities to expand your knowledge on social accountability programs

LeadingAge Lead XP: Social Accountability

LeadingAge's Vice President of Social Accountability, Cory Kallheim, discusses why not-for-profit aging services providers must be more diligent about implementing and reporting on social accountability activities.