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What are the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability? 20 standards addressing 4 themes: Governance, Results Reports, Finances, and Truthful and Transparent Representations.

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BBB Accredited Charities have the option of obtaining a license, for a sliding scale annual fee, that authorizes the charity to display the BBB Accredited Charity Seal on their websites and in promotional materials.

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Building Trust Video Series, Jacinto Convit World Organization

In this episode of our Building Trust video series, we interview Ana Federica Convit, President of the Jacinto Convit World Organization. This charity works to give access to better healthcare solutions to those who need it the most while training new generations. Read our full report on this group here,

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Wise Giving Wednesday: Communicating Charity Impact Across Donor Segments

Explore insights from our recent Donor Participation program's panel on "Communicating Charity Impact." The panel shared successful strategies for segmenting donors, framing them as mission owners, emphasizing truth and transparency, and harnessing the power of a clear mission.

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Heart of Giving Podcast, Greg Warner

Our guest in this episode is Greg Warner, the author of Engagement Fundraising and CEO and Founder of MarketSmart, a revolutionary marketing software and services firm that removes friction from the philanthropic giving process for wealthy people who are passionate about causes. The system helps high value major donors lean in and qualify themselves. Once self-qualified, it helps those donors receive follow-up messages and arrange meetings with gift officers so they can build trusting relationships and, ultimately, make consequential gifts.

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