News & Updates

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

Nepal Earthquake Donation Tips

Arlington, VA – April 27, 2015 – The devastating earthquake in Nepal over the weekend has already touched the hearts of millions of Americans who want to support disaster relief through donations. BBB
Apr 27, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: The Value of Standards

We are all indeed “entitled to our opinions” as the popular phrase goes but all speech is not created equal. For example, saying something is trusted can be meaningless if context is not provided
Apr 22, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 9

For many charities, especially the nationally soliciting charities evaluated by BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the future may belong to the Internet, but direct mail fundraising is still king. While on
Apr 15, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 8

A story posted on April 7th by The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights the importance of cybersecurity for charities. For obvious reasons, donors want to make online donations without fear of their cre
Apr 09, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Relating Ethical Guidelines to Empower Professional Fundraisers

This week the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) held its annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Throngs of people attended mainly to beef up their fundraising prowess. Knowing that peop
Apr 01, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Concerts & Contributions

With the arrival of spring my thoughts fast forward to warmer weather and a break with cabin fever. I think of all the yard work to be done but the fun times too that attach to being outdoors.&nbs
Mar 25, 2015