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Wise Giving Wednesday: $390 Billion Donated in 2016

Giving USA, the annual summary of U.S. giving statistics produced by the Indiana University Lily Family School of Philanthropy, just released figures for 2016 giving this week. As reported in the
Jun 14, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: One Love Manchester and Charity Concerts

Ariana Grande’s benefit concert on June 4th, One Love Manchester, helped raise over $3 million for the British Red Cross to benefit the victims of the terrorist bombing at the Manchester Arena in Englan
Jun 07, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Face-to-Face Summer Fundraising

As we approach the summer season, feel the warmer weather and dream of ice cream scoops on cones, the public will also experience in-person solicitations for charities in many major cities in the U.S. a
May 30, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Fundraising for Manchester

Although we have seen other tragedies and disasters in the past year, the terrorist bombing at the Manchester Arena in England has had a significant emotional impact. Many of those killed or wounde
May 25, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Hacking Nonprofit Collaboration

In partnership with the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR), the BBB Wise Giving Alliance is producing an article series that calls on the nonprofit sector, and others engaged in philanthropy, to e
May 18, 2017
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Mississippi Flooding

The images are familiar but heart wrenching, a small motor boat glides over waist high waters, passes devastated homes and the roofs of enveloped cars. Several days ago, areas near the Mississippi
May 10, 2017