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

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In this episode, our host and CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Art Taylor, reviews an article that appeared in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, entitled, “Hacking Nonprofit Collaboration.” Originally written in 2017, Art provides updates and his latest insights on the developments of collaboration in the non-profit sector since then.
May 29, 2024
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Art re-visits with Aaron Bass, CEO of EastSide Charter School in Wilmington, Delaware. During his tenure, EastSide has outperformed the state in growth on the state assessment. Aaron is re-thinking K-12 education for underprivileged children by also supporting their families and the larger community. Under his leadership, EastSide Charter School has been able to raise over $26M towards the new STEM Hub which is a partnership between public and private entities open to the entire public.
May 23, 2024
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NoirUnited International co-founders, Macire Airbot and Nassim Ashford, rejoin Art to provide an update on their efforts to assist African college students displaced by the war in Ukraine. They also discuss upcoming Africa Day celebrations (May 25) and their new video docu-series which illustrates the profound challenges these students continue to face.
May 15, 2024
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This week, our guest is dance artist, teacher, and healer Valerie Green, whose company Valerie Green/Dance Entropy (VG/DE) believes in humanizing movement, and planting creative seeds in communities across the world.
May 08, 2024
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In this week's episode, our very own Ezra Vázquez-D'Amico and Jeremy Kirshbaum, CEO of Handshake, join us for an in-depth conversation about our groundbreaking new project - an AI-powered tool that's set to alter the way donors make informed giving decisions.
May 02, 2024
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