August 15, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donate With Honor - Federal Trade Commission Calls Out Charity Fraud

In our continuing Wise Giving Wednesday series about the “Donate With Honor” press conference held at the Washington DC office of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) along with state Attorneys General an..
August 8, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donate With Honor - Veterans Charity Misspends Funds and Is Permanently C..

In our continuing Wise Giving Wednesday series about the “Donate With Honor” press conference held at the Washington DC office of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) along with state Attorneys General an..
August 1, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donate With Honor - Charity Misled Donors in Appeals for Phone Cards for ..

In our continuing Wise Giving Wednesday series about the “Donate With Honor” press conference held at the Washington DC office of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) along with state Attorneys General an..
July 25, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donate With Honor - Shutdown of Illinois Veterans Charity

Last week’s Wise Giving Wednesday featured the “Donate With Honor” press conference held at the Washington DC office of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) along with state Attorneys General and state ch..
July 19, 2018

Veterans’ Charities That Mislead: BBB Wise Giving Alliance Joins Federal and State Regulators in..

Washington DC (July 19, 2018) – BBB Wise Giving Alliance (Give.org), the charity monitoring organization affiliated with the Better Business Bureau, joined today with the Federal Trade Commission, state..
July 18, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Government Regulators & BBB Wise Giving Alliance

In its role as a standards-based charity evaluator, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance shares some common interests with federal and state government regulators of charities. In part, both are seeking to help..
July 11, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Coins in Fundraising Letters

One of the challenges for charities that use direct mail fundraising is to get the recipient to open the envelope. Whether a potential donor gets a large volume of direct mail or just a trickle, a chari..
July 4, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Volunteer Vacations

As the summer heat bears down on a number of areas this week, many of us have thoughts of visiting the beach or just relaxing at home. There are, however, others that seek a more charitable goal by taki..
June 27, 2018

Wise Giving Wednesday: Online Giving Platforms

This month the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued guidance about online giving portals. As described, these portals provide a list of charities that potential donors can support directly on the platf..
June 22, 2018

Consejos Para Donar a Organizaciones Que Recaudan Fondos Para Asuntos de Inmigración

En respuesta a las preocupaciones públicas sobre niños y adultos inmigrantes detenidos en complejos cerca de la frontera de México/Texas o transportados a otros lugares, muchas personas buscan formas de..