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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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News & Updates

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

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In this week's episode, our guest is Elaine Espinola Keltz, former Mrs. DC America and a fixture in the DC media scene. We learn about her life and passion for giving back to the community.
Apr 19, 2024
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In this week's episode, our guest is Rita Soronen, President and CEO of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, who shares her passion for advocating for abused and neglected children and finding them permanent homes.
Apr 10, 2024
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In this episode, our host and CEO of BBB Wise Giving Alliance, Art Taylor, is interviewed by Tina Beaty at the Society for Human Resources Management's AI+HI Conference. The conversation covers Art's thoughts about key considerations for organizations contemplating the launch of AI projects.
Apr 03, 2024
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We turn the tables. Michele Evans leads a panel that interviews Art Taylor. She is the Founder/CEO of NxtWaves, a selective, premier membership network aimed at redefining post-corporate life for leaders, promoting long-term career vibrancy and satisfaction. With over 25 years of experience in executive HR, including roles at Microsoft and Meta, Michele Evans blends HR leadership with executive coaching.
Mar 27, 2024
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