June 18, 2015

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Offers Giving Tips Following Charleston Tragedy

Arlington, VA – June 18, 2015 – In the wake of the horrific shooting that killed nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, BBB Wise Giving Alliance is ..
June 17, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: June 12th Charity Conference Highlights

Those who attended our June 12th conference on “Advancing trust in the Charitable Sector” benefited from the expertise of a variety of experts and thought leaders who provided a broad overview of accoun..
June 10, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: June 12th Charity Conference Will Take a Global View of Charity Accountabi..

As Americans, we sometimes assume we are the only ones facing the problems we see within our shores and don’t take the time to see how other nations tackle similar concerns.  Philanthropy is no dif..
June 3, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Privacy and Security Discussion Will Be Part of June 12th Charity Conference

While I have written previous blogs on the subject of donor privacy, I would like to bring to your attention that our upcoming charity conference will include an outstanding panel discussion that addre..
May 28, 2015

Nepal Giving Update: GlobalGiving Foundation

I know, its not #wisegivingwed,  but in light of the situation in Nepal I thought I would share information I received from GlobalGiving Foundation, a BBB Accredited Charity, regarding the assistan..
May 27, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: June 12th Conference on Advancing Donor Trust

On June 12th, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance will be hosting a charity conference in Washington DC.  While we hold a conference each year for BBB Accredited Charities that participate in our charity ..
May 20, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: A Breach of Donor Trust

Yesterday I had the honor of representing the BBB Wise Giving Alliance at a press conference about charity fraud hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and state charity regulators.  The unpreceden..
May 19, 2015

BBB WGA Joins Federal and State Regulators for Major Charity Fraud Announcement

Arlington, VA – BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) joined with the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General, and State Charity Regulators today to help the donating public avoid questionab..
May 13, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Accounting Board Proposes Charity Financial Statement Changes

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is an independent organization that establishes and improves standards for financial accounting for both for-profit and not-for-profit entities in the Uni..
May 6, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Nepal Disaster Relief, Crowdfunding and Social Media

Last week’s blog included some comments and advice on donating to different stages of Nepal earthquake relief efforts that will require future support just as much as today. In the past decade, fundrais..