News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: The Heart of Giving

It’s easy to take a cynical view that people are inherently focused on their self-interests. However, that view is countered every day by people who make sacrifices to assure the wellbeing of others, often people they don’t know.
Sep 23, 2020

BBB WGA CEO Art Taylor Calls for Greater Board Diversity at Private Foundations

In an article posted to the Forbes website today, BBB WGA’s President & CEO Art Taylor laid out his call to action to America’s Foundation community, seeking increased racial diversity, equity and inclusion on their boards of directors
Sep 18, 2020

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Name Look-Alikes

A press release issued by the Michigan Attorney General on September 4th reminds us that we sometimes need to be extra careful when considering a charity’s name.
Sep 16, 2020

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating for Wildfire Relief for West Coast States

Thousands of acres of land across the West Coast, particularly Southern California, continue to burn and evacuations were ordered for many homes as the flames are vigorously battled by firefighters.
Sep 09, 2020

Wise Giving Wednesday: Engaging Donors During Difficult Times

During difficult times, it is even more important to look for signals of hope that may help encourage and teach so that we can move forward to better days.
Sep 02, 2020

Tips on Donating for Hurricane Laura Relief

To help those seeking to make donations for Hurricane Laura relief efforts, BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers the following tips.
Aug 27, 2020