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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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BBB WGA Building Trust Series. Art Taylor interviews Dr. Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Read our full report on the Center for Science in the Public Interest here, https://bit.ly/2U09wmR. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Jun 28, 2016
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Wise Giving Wednesday: The Summer Heat and Firefighting Organizations

The summer heat wave is hitting parts of the United States with wildfires in California and especially across Arizona where temperatures have exceeded 115 degrees. As these events unfold, I am reminded
Jun 22, 2016
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Tragedy Fundraising, Technology & Collaboration

It is still difficult for many of us to emotionally recover from what happened at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando this past Sunday. So many killed, so many injured and so many families and loved ones lef
Jun 15, 2016
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BBB Ofrece 10 Consejos al Apoyar a las Víctimas de la Tragedia en Orlando

13 de junio de 2016 Phoenix, AZ – A raíz de la masacre más mortífera en la historia de EEUU, el Buró de Mejores Negocios (BBB, por sus siglas en inglés) del Centro de la Florida y BBB Wise Gi
Jun 14, 2016
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BBB Offers Ten Giving Tips for Orlando Tragedy

Arlington, VA – In the wake of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, the BBB Serving Central Florida and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the national charity monitoring arm of the Better Business Bu
Jun 14, 2016
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Wise Giving Wednesday: School’s Out, Charity’s In

As the school year ends and summer vacation begins for youth across America, teenagers will engage in a variety of activities ranging from summer jobs to camps. One additional option for parents t
Jun 08, 2016
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