News & Updates

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

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust Series. Art Taylor interviews Barbara Newhouse of the ALS Association. Read our full report on the ALS Association here, https://bit.ly/2X2UMFH. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Feb 17, 2016
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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust Video Series. Art Taylor interviews Besa Pinchotti of the National Military Family Association. Read our full report on the National Military Family Association here, https://bit.ly/2KoKKNG. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Feb 17, 2016
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Wise Giving Wednesday: The GAAP in Charity Financial Figures

As a former independent auditor, it’s hard for me to imagine a world in which there are no standards for charity financial statements. In such a world, organizations could produce financial statements w
Feb 10, 2016
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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust Series. Art Taylor interviews Mark Bergel of A Wider Circle. Read our full report on A Wider Circle here, https://bit.ly/2P0FsGJ. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Feb 09, 2016
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Wise Giving Wednesday: GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles

Since 1994, GuideStar has been most known for providing access to the annual federal financial forms filed by charities and other tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, the IRS Form 990. A few weeks
Feb 03, 2016
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BBB Warns Charities of Fake Check Scam

Arlington, VA – February 1, 2016 – BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) is warning charities nationwide to be on the alert for a fake-check overpayment scam. An individual using the name “Kenneth Mc
Feb 02, 2016