News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating to Buffalo Shooting Victims

To hear about any mass shooting is emotionally devastating but generates additional grief when the victims have been targeted out of racism.
May 18, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: The Importance of Audited Financial Statements

As a standards-based charity evaluator, BBB Wise Giving Alliance recognizes the value of standards and guidelines in providing a useful reference point and helping to encourage good practices.
May 11, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Assessing New Charities

One of the strengths of the charitable sector in the United States is the sheer volume of charities. According to the 2020 IRS Data Book (the most current available) during the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020, there were a total of 1,404,170 organizations that were tax exempt as charities
May 04, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Third Month for Ukraine Relief

On Monday, April 25th, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) announced the need for $2.25 billion in assistance to help Ukraine
Apr 27, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Earth Day 2022

Fifty-two years ago, Earth Day had its first observance on April 22, 1970.
Apr 20, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Concerts Raising Funds for Ukraine Relief and/or Refugees

Raising charity funds through concerts or musical recordings is older than rock and roll and the cause of Ukraine relief is no exception.
Apr 13, 2022