- exposing the crisis in nonprofit fraud leadership…a crisis of pervasive and monumental waste, fraud, abuse, mismanagement, and malfeasance throughout the charitable sector which costs taxpayers and contributors tens of billions of dollars annually; and,
- seeking reforms that will restore the public’s lost confidence in the sector.
One in four Americans, or 25.3 percent, volunteered with an organization last year, according to the annual "Volunteering and Civic Life in America" report. Though the rate is down only slightly from 25.4 percent in 2013, it has been declining for the past decade.
- Glynis Thornton owner and operator of Southfield-based M.A.D.E. Training & Consulting Inc., also known as Making a Difference Everyday. The company offered to provide public schools with after-school tutoring.
- Paulette Horton an independent contractor who worked for Thornton and had her own consulting firm called Picking Up the Pieces Inc.
- Silence: The Impending Threat to the Charitable Sector (Xlibris, 2011)
- Nonprofits: On the Brink (iUniverse, 2006)
- The Michigan Nonprofit Management Manual, Governance Section