News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Duty of Care on Charity Boards

We continue our series on the three fundamental charity board responsibilities. Last week we discussed issues related to the duty of loyalty. This time we would like to focus on the duty of care.
Feb 09, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Duty of Loyalty on Charity Boards

Charity governing boards are an essential part of an organization’s oversight practices. Various guidebooks produced by state government regulatory authorities point to three fundamental board responsibilities:
Feb 02, 2022

Heart of Giving Blog: Interview with Angela Kim

Though charitable causes drive social change, their success depends on the support of numerous stakeholders, including volunteers, donors, board members, and employees.
Jan 27, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Police and Firefighter Appeals

Recent news reports about the bravery of fallen firefighters and the shooting of police when addressing domestic incidents brings attention and sympathy to these public servants.
Jan 26, 2022

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