News & Updates

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Nonprofit Workshop on Cybersecurity Planning

The Metro New York BBB Foundation and BBB Wise Giving Alliance are offering an in-person and livestreamed workshop intended for nonprofits to help them be prepared when it comes to cybersecurity
Sep 21, 2015
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Nondisclosure Charities

To complete our national charity evaluations, BBB Wise Giving Alliance asks organizations to complete a detailed online form and also submit supporting documents about their finances and activities. Cha
Sep 16, 2015
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New Advice from BBB Wise Giving Alliance: Avoid Charities That Don’t Disclose

Arlington, VA – September 15, 2015 – It’s not your imagination; there have been more charity scams in the news recently. BBB Wise Giving Alliance has drawn a line in the sand, calling charities that do
Sep 15, 2015
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Wise Giving Wednesday: Syrian Refugee Relief

Fleeing an area of conflict with just the clothes on your back and what you can carry is a nightmare none of us ever want to experience. So when media attention is drawn to refugees from Syria pou
Sep 09, 2015
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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Issues Donor Advisory for Syrian Refugee Assistance

Arlington, VA - September 8, 2015 – As the Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow, BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) warns donors to be cautious when making donations to assist refugees in need.&
Sep 08, 2015
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Wise Giving Wednesday - Building Trust Part 13

When people are asked about a charity’s “transparency,” the most likely response is whether the charity makes its financial statements available. Although BBB WGA believes that true transparency, as ref.
Sep 02, 2015