Gift acceptance policies are important because sometimes, a gift can cause a charity more trouble than it is worth. Set out well-reasoned criteria for looking a gift horse in the mouth.
With millions of people working for the charity sector, it cannot be understated how important it is that these staff are treated well, productive, satisfied, etc. Otherwise, not only are charities going to be less effective but also about 10% of the population will suffer.
With only a small percentage of Ontario non-profits having finished dealing with the ONCA process, there are many Ontario non-profits (both charities and non-charities) that will have an uphill battle to deal with the changes over the next few months.