News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Board Meetings

One of the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability (Standard 3) calls for charity governing boards to meet no less than three times per year with a majority in attendance on average at those meetings.
Jan 26, 2022

Heart of Giving Blog: Interview with Judy Belk

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed how social and economic disparities can have urgent consequences, leaving those with fewer resources dangerously vulnerable.
Jan 18, 2022

Roger Craver and Karen E. Osborne Join BBB Wise Giving Alliance Board

BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the standards-based charity evaluator, has added two prominent individuals to its Board of Directors: Roger Craver and Karen. E. Osborne.
Jan 14, 2022

Military and Veterans Charities

To help contributors make wise giving decisions about charities that address needs facing veterans, military service members and/or their families, BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers the following advice.
Jan 14, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Does the Do Not Call Registry Apply to Charities?

Earlier this month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released its Biennial Report to Congress on the National Do Not Call Registry.
Jan 12, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Honor Betty White by Supporting Animal Charities

We were saddened to learn that Betty White, one of the most beloved celebrities, passed away just weeks before her 100th birthday.
Jan 05, 2022