News & Updates

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

Building Trust Series: Laura Baerwolf, Mona Foundation video icon

In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with Laura Baerwolf, Chief Operating Officer of the Mona Foundation. This organization works to support grassroots educational initiatives that provide education to all children, increase opportunities for women and girls and emphasize service to the community. Read our full report here, https://bit.ly/3aCJ8NJ
Jun 08, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: How Do Donors Feel about DEI?

On Monday, June 6th, BBB Wise Giving Alliance released the Give.org Special Donor Trust Report: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).
Jun 08, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast: Elvia Castro and the BBB WGA Donor Trust Report video icon

In this week's episode, we chat with our very own Elvia Castro about the latest Give.org Special Donor Trust Report: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This report explores whether donors value DEI in charities, whether DEI is a meaningful consideration in the giving process, and how different demographic groups differ in their preferences. You can find the report here - https://give.org/give.org-donor-trust-report
Jun 07, 2022

BBB’s Give.org Study: 2 in 5 people would not donate to a charity that tolerates discrimination

According to new research from BBB’s Give.org, 41% say they would not donate to a charity they supported in the past upon learning that the charity’s culture tolerates discrimination against people served.
Jun 06, 2022

Building Trust Series: Equality Florida video icon

In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with Brandon Wolf, Press Secretary of Equality Florida. This organization works to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, sex, race/ethnicity, national origin, and socioeconomic status. Read our full report here, https://bit.ly/3ao3ASB
Jun 02, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Ransomware Demands Acts of Charity

Most everyone has heard about ransomware attacks where a scammer uses encryption software to lock computers and data and then demand payment via cryptocurrency or other means before they release the data.
Jun 01, 2022