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TIPS FOR DONORS

Find out about basic tips to help you make informed giving decisions.

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BBB CHARITY STANDARDS

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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ACCREDITED CHARITY SEAL

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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RECENT NEWS & VIDEOS

A new edition of Wise Giving Wednesday is published every week to keep you up to date on accredited charities and events.

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News & Updates

Read the Wise Giving Wednesday blog each week to keep up to date on charity issues.

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Wise Giving Wednesday: Strengthening Charity Practices

In this edition of the Wise Giving Wednesday, we explain the methods used to carry out our work to address our mission of promoting public confidence in charities and strengthening trust.
Mar 27, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating Like a Billionaire

Our thoughts on the impact of generous donations, like the recent one by Ruth Gottesman, on the charitable sector.
Mar 06, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Guidelines for Good Governance

Give.org provides guidance on charity governance and the importance of a well-run board to ensure integrity and efficiency.
Feb 28, 2024
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Six Questions About Fundraising for Kansas City Shooting Victims

Give.org urges donors to consider the following six questions about donating in response to the shooting in Kansas City.
Feb 21, 2024
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