News & Updates

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

Charity Impact Webinar video icon

On September 23, 2021 the BBB Wise Giving Alliance held a webinar on what charity impact means to donors, funders, and charities. Tune in to find out what our Donor Trust Report revealed and what our guests had to say.
Sep 30, 2021

Heart of Giving, Peter Kadens video icon

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, we chat with Peter Kadens and learn about how he is using the wealth that he made in the cannabis business for social good by providing financial support to students from underserved communities to bring about multi-generational change.
Sep 29, 2021

Simon Davies, Teen Cancer America video icon

In this episode of our Building Trust Video series, we speak with Simon Davies, Executive Director of Teen Cancer America. This organization works to improve the experience, outcomes, and survival of teens and young adults with cancer by providing facilities and programs designed especially for them in hospitals throughout the USA. Read our full report on the organization here,
Sep 29, 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, Back To School video icon

This week on the Heart of Giving Podcast, we are celebrating back-to-school with a throwback episode with excerpts from former esteemed guests on education, their journey in the field of education, their efforts to improve education, and their hopes for the future of education in this country.
Sep 14, 2021