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BBB WGA 20th Anniversary Event, Part One: Our History video icon

Bennett Weiner, Executive Vice President and COO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, gives a history of the BBB's role in the charity space and the merger of the BBB's Philanthropic Advisory Service with the National Charities Information Bureau to form the BBB Wise Giving Alliance in 2001.
Sep 21, 2021

BBB WGA 20th Anniversary Event, Part One: Our History video icon

Bennett Weiner, Executive Vice President and COO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, gives a history of the BBB's role in the charity space and the merger of the BBB's Philanthropic Advisory Service with the National Charities Information Bureau to form the BBB Wise Giving Alliance in 2001.
Sep 21, 2021

Heart of Giving Podcast, Aaron Bass video icon

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we continue our series on education with our next guest, Aaron Bass, CEO of EastSide Charter School. During his tenure, EastSide has outperformed the state in growth on the state assessment. We talk to him about educating young people in poor and disadvantaged situations who are affected by the lack of proper resources and disproportionate access.
Sep 21, 2021

Heart of Giving Podcast, Aaron Bass video icon

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we continue our series on education with our next guest, Aaron Bass, CEO of EastSide Charter School. During his tenure, EastSide has outperformed the state in growth on the state assessment. We talk to him about educating young people in poor and disadvantaged situations who are affected by the lack of proper resources and disproportionate access.
Sep 21, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 1

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance standards are based on the idea that identifying trustworthy charities depends on much more than how much money they raise or spend. Behind-the-scenes operations are i
Sep 20, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Standards Provide an Objective Framework

One of the fundamental components of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance approach to charity evaluation is being objective.
Sep 15, 2021