Promote compliance with standards and be responsible for the funds collected
Umbrella associations promote compliance with standards among their affiliated organizations.
If the organization is part of a national network with a nationwide or supra-regional organization (umbrella/parent organization) and legally autonomous, regional or themed sections with a similar name and similar aim (sub-organizations), the following applies:
If a legally autonomous benefactors‘ association or similar belongs to a charitable NPO, it may also obtain the quality seal as a sub-organization, using the simplified procedure.
* sub-organization which meets towo of the following criteria: total balance sheet < CHF 2 million/turnover < CHF 10 million/turnover < CHF 20 million / < 50 FTE.
The fundraising organization is responsible for ensuring that the funds donated to it are used for their designated purpose.
If the organization is part of an international network, it remains responsible for the use of the funds donated to it. Responsibility may not be transferred to head office or to another member of the international network. In particular: