News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: New Report on Wounded Warrior Project

Last year, we posted a blog about Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) explaining that, in the face of various public allegations and the departure of senior WWP executives, we had to reopen our evaluation on
Feb 01, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Advocacy Organizations in the Spotlight

Whether it’s gun control, abortion, civil rights, environmental issues and other causes, some organizations engaged in advocacy issues are reporting a spike in contributions in recent weeks as reported
Jan 25, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: A Lesson from Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In looking back at the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day we just celebrated on January 16th, I am reminded that we honor Dr. King not only in regards to his legacy on civil rights but also for his e
Jan 18, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity as a “Going Concern”

In the business world, there is a concept in accounting that is called “going concern” which assumes that a business entity will continue to exist in the future. This same concept applies to not-for-pro
Jan 11, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: A New Year and New Giving Opportunities

As we begin the new year, many of us make resolutions to make improvements both to help our own lives as well as our loved ones. We might also take this time to recognize the opportunity to help improve
Jan 04, 2017

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating Before New Year’s Eve

Tick tock, the donation clock for getting a 2016 tax deduction chimes at midnight on December 31st. The remaining days of the year are usually one of the busiest for charitable gifts. So here are some t
Dec 29, 2016