News & Updates

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

Keith Laughlin, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy video icon

Art Taylor interviews Keith Laughlin, President of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy as part of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust series. Read our full report on the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy here, https://bit.ly/2UvicH1. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Apr 18, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Youth Philanthropy

Growing up in the South Philadelphia area, one of my earliest experiences with a chartable organization was with the local YMCA as explained in a previous Huffington Post piece that I wrote two years ag
Apr 13, 2016

Peter Bale, Center for Public Integrity video icon

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust interview with Peter Bale of the Center for Public Integrity. Read our full report on the Center for Public Integrity here, https://bit.ly/2IvKDNV. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Apr 12, 2016

Kevin Washington, YMCA of the USA video icon

WGA President and CEO Art Taylor's interview with Kevin Washington of the YMCA of the USA. Read our full report on the YMCA of the USA here, https://bit.ly/2D92hmT. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Apr 11, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: A Look at the Future of Charity Accountability

In an earlier blog, I talked about our 15th anniversary operating under the “BBB Wise Giving Alliance” name. Looking to our work in the coming years, I thought it would be helpful to offer foresight on
Apr 06, 2016

BBB WGA Urges Vigilance Following Government Settlement with Cancer Charities

Arlington, VA, March 30, 2016 -- Following a settlement today with the FTC, all 50 states, and the District of Columbia that dissolves two fraudulent cancer charities, the Cancer Fund of America an
Mar 31, 2016