October 28, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charities & Cybersecurity

There are two types of nonprofit organizations: those that have been hacked, and those who don’t know they have been hacked.  This memorable point was raised earlier in October, by a panelist durin..
October 23, 2015

Hurricane Patricia Donation Tips

In anticipation of Hurricane Patricia that is expected to hit the Pacific coast of Mexico, BBB Wise Giving Alliance urges donors to consider the following tips so they might avoid questionable appeals o..
October 21, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday – Building Trust Part 15 – Detailed Expense Breakdown

The old expression “the devil is in the details” is often used to remind us that we need to pay attention to the fine print if we are to ensure a thorough understanding of contracts and other written ag..
October 14, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday – Building Trust Part 14 - Charity Budgeting

“A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.”  This priceless quote from the late Yogi Berra, the witty, retired baseball professional who passed away on September 22, 2015, reminds us of the financial ne..
October 9, 2015

BBB WGA Offers Tips for South Carolina Flood Relief

Arlington, VA – October 9, 2015 – As South Carolina works to overcome the aftermath of the historic and devastating flood that has impacted many homes and communities, many Americans are supportin..
October 7, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Emerging Trends in Disaster Fundraising

On Monday, October 5th, I was part of a panel discussion about emerging trends in disaster fundraising at the Washington DC annual meeting of the National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) ..
September 30, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: BBB Wise Giving Alliance Outreach Activities

Outreach is an important part of our work at the BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA). We participate in a variety of outside conferences, meetings and advisory committees to help spread the word about ou..
September 23, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Cybersecurity for Charities

BBB Wise Giving Alliance and the BBB Foundation of Metro New York are collaborating to present a free livestreamed program, Cybersecurity Planning for Nonprofit Leaders, on October 20 from 9:30-11:30am ..
September 21, 2015

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.  ..
September 16, 2015

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..