News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donations to Help Syrian Refugees

Over a year ago, BBB Wise Giving Alliance distributed a donor advisory about Syrian refugee assistance. It is with deep sadness that a year later, the crisis for Syrian refugees continues to escal
Dec 21, 2016

Jim Firman, National Council on Aging video icon

Art Taylor interviews Jim Firman, President of the National Council on Aging as part of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust Series with our accredited seal holder organizations. Read our full report on the National Council on Aging here, For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to
Dec 21, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: ‘Tis the Season

As noted in this week’s Chronicle of Philanthropy, this holiday season is expected to result in significant gains for charities due to a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, large gifts fr
Dec 15, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Crowdfunding Tips

During the holiday season, as donors seek to assist those in need, some will be drawn to the requests for help appearing on Crowdfunding websites. Donors should keep in mind, however, that not all
Dec 07, 2016

Col. Ron Busroe, Salvation Army National Headquarters video icon

Art Taylor sits down with Col. Ron Busroe of the Salvation Army National Headquarters. Read our full report on the Salvation Army National Headquarters here, For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to
Dec 07, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: BBB WGA #GivingTuesday Activities

Yesterday, November 29th, was #Giving Tuesday, the designated day for making donations to charity. For the past four years, BBB Wise Giving Alliance has participated in helping to promote wise giving on
Nov 30, 2016