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Trust and Integrity

Doing Business the Right Way.

Trust and integrity are the cornerstones of our organization. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of transparency, compliance, and ethical business practices in all our operations. These principles guide our actions and decisions, ensuring that we maintain the trust of our donors, partners, and the communities we serve.

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Transparency is fundamental to our commitment to building and maintaining trust. We believe in open and honest communication with all our stakeholders.

What we do for transparent operations:

  • Financial Accountability: We provide detailed reports on our financial activities, ensuring that donors can see how their contributions are being used. Our annual reports, financial statements, and grant allocation summaries are publicly available on our website.

  • Project Reporting: We regularly update our stakeholders on the progress and outcomes of the projects we fund. Detailed reports and success stories are shared to highlight the impact of our work and demonstrate the effective use of resources.

  • Open Communication: We maintain an open line of communication with our donors, volunteers, and partners. Any questions or concerns are addressed promptly and thoroughly to ensure clarity and understanding.

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Adhering to all legal and regulatory requirements is critical to our operations. We are committed to maintaining strict compliance to uphold our integrity and credibility.

What we do for compliance:

  • Regulatory Adherence: We comply with all local, national, and international laws and regulations governing our activities. This includes adhering to financial reporting standards, grant-making guidelines, and non-profit organization regulations.

  • Internal Policies: We have established robust internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with ethical standards and legal requirements. Regular audits and reviews are conducted to maintain the highest levels of accountability.

  • Training and Education: Our team is continually educated on compliance issues and best practices. This ensures that all members are aware of their responsibilities and equipped to uphold our standards.

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Ethical Business

Ethical business practices are at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to conducting our operations with the utmost integrity, fairness, and respect.

What we do for ethical business:

  • Integrity in Grant Making: Our grant-making process is fair, transparent, and free from bias. We evaluate all applications based on merit and alignment with our mission, ensuring that funds are allocated to projects that truly make a difference.

  • Respect and Fairness: We treat all individuals and organizations we interact with—whether donors, partners, or beneficiaries—with respect and fairness. This principle is reflected in our dealings, communications, and collaborations.

  • Sustainable Practices: We are committed to sustainability in all aspects of our operations. From environmentally friendly office practices to supporting projects that promote sustainability, we strive to reduce our environmental footprint and promote long-term positive impact.

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Compliance and Ethics Inquiry

We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and ethical conduct in all our operations. If you have any concerns regarding compliance or ethical matters, we encourage you to report them. Your voice is crucial in helping us uphold our values and address any issues promptly and effectively.

How to Report

Send an email with your enquiry to our dedicated compliance team at Please provide as much detail as possible to help us investigate and address the issue effectively.

What to Include in Your Report

To help us address your enquiry promptly and thoroughly, please include the following information:

  • Description of the Concern: Provide a detailed account of the compliance or ethical issue, including what happened, when, and where.
  • Individuals Involved: List the names of any individuals involved in or witnesses to the incident.
  • Supporting Evidence: Attach any documents, emails, or other evidence that support your report.
  • Contact Information: (Optional) Provide your contact information if you are comfortable doing so. This will help us follow up with any additional questions or updates.

Our Commitment

  • Confidentiality: We respect your privacy and will handle all reports with the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Non-Retaliation: We strictly prohibit retaliation against anyone who reports a compliance or ethics concern in good faith. Your safety and well-being are our priority.
  • Timely Response: We are committed to addressing all reports promptly and thoroughly. Our compliance team will investigate the issue and take appropriate action.


After submitting your report, you can expect:

  • Acknowledgement: We will acknowledge receipt of your report within [X] business days.
  • Investigation: Our compliance team will investigate the matter, gathering all relevant information and evidence.
  • Resolution: Once the investigation is complete, we will take appropriate action to resolve the issue and prevent future occurrences.
  • Feedback: If you provided contact information, we will update you on the progress and outcome of your report.

Contact Us

+82 - 10 - 5696 - 8302

The Fund has flexible work hours.

If you are not able to reach us by phone, please email us, and we will respond within 7 business days.

Visit Us

4th Floor, Suite 024,

Dabok-Building, 12 Gangnamdaero 156-gil,

Gangnam-gu, Seoul Metropolitan City,

Republic of Korea

By appointment only

Katija Hyoungjoo Neber Fund is a associated organisation of the DMUN Foundation, collectively referred as “The Foundation” here after, (Registered Charity 790-80-02573, Republic of Korea), the umbrella organisation for Discover Model United Nations, Katija Hyoungjoo Neuber Fund, and YouthCubed.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Foundation strictly prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment, or unfair treatment based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

For Foreign Donors

Donors who have foreign citizenship or registered in a foreign country (for entities) may be subject to local regulations that may prohibit them from receiving tax exemptions from donations to a foreign non-profit entity or being able to contribute at all. Please check local regulations on contributing to a foreign non-profit entity prior to contributing to the Foundation.

Important Notice for All Donors

The Katija Hyoungjoo Neuber Fund is a non-profit philanthropic fund. This means that this fund does not generate profit to be returned to its investors, but to be used for public good. The fund has no legal obligation to reimburse or return any portion of any donated funds, securities, assets, or other items.

The Katija Neuber Fund, its affiliates, and its associates do not provide financial, legal, tax, or accounting advice. You should consult your legal, financial and/or tax advisors before making any financial decisions, including donations to non-profits.

Declaration on Political Independence and Neutrality

The Foundation does not accept donations or contributions from any governments or entities owned by a government due to its policy on political neutrality. No donor, regardless of individual or entity, or amount contributed has the right to influence the Foundation’s decisions or any part of its operations.

Statements included in this website may not reflect the Foundation’s opinions on such matters, but opinions of certain members of the Foundation. An opinion that reflects the whole of the Foundation or its associated member organizations will be expectedly indicated and stated.

The Foundation reserves the right to refuse donations, contributions, or partnership offers if the Foundation determines the provided contributions/donations to be from illegal, unethical, or immoral sources.

Communications Disclaimer

In all emails of The Foundation, TLS, a standard encryption protocol for emails, is used. These emails can include your personal, confidential or other sensitive information (“Private Information”). If you or your entity does not utilise TLS, there is a greater risk of unauthorised disclosure of Private Information, which The Foundation does not hold responsibility of.

Notice on Grant Provisions

The DMUN Foundation, and its constituent organisations including the Katija Hyoungjoo Neuber Fund is registered as a non-profit government to the Republic of Korea.

The DMUN Foundation reserves the right to review a gift request/fundraiser request/volunteer application, and if required, withhold or cancel the gift/fundraiser/volunteer application if the individual or entity has: gained the funds/resources for the gift in unlawful, immoral or unethical ways, are not legally allowed to provide a gift to a foreign non-profit organisation, are prohibited under the Inter-Korea Cooperation Act or other relevant regulations from the Republic of Korea, included in the United Nations Security Council Consolidated List, or prohibited from contributing to The Foundation through a resolution from the Board of Trustees.

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