News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: International Charity Accountability

This past week I was in Oslo, Norway participating in the Annual Meeting of the International Association of Fundraising Organizations (ICFO) which is an international association of 17 national charity
Jun 01, 2016

BBB Tips to Ensure Wise Giving on Memorial Day

Arlington, VA – On Memorial Day, the holiday that seeks to pay tribute to those who gave their lives serving in the military, many of us will pay respects to those who died by responding to reques
May 26, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Funding Infrastructure Organizations

Last week, I joined 21 other organizational leaders in signing a letter that was sent to 1400 foundations. You may be aware of it. The aim of the letter was simple: we want foundations to invest 1% of t
May 25, 2016

BBB WGA Issues Report on Clinton Foundation

May 24, 2016 - The BBB Wise Giving Alliance has updated its charity report on the Clinton Foundation (aka Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation.) This was an evaluation conducted for the sole p
May 23, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: New Data on the Influence of Corporate Giving

While 8 out of 10 Baby Boomers currently give to charity, new data from a Porter Novelli Styles survey shows that half of millennials do not give any money to charity. Further, millennials may also be i
May 18, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Summer Volunteers for Charity

As we enter the summer months, many have thoughts of taking time off by going to a sandy beach, visiting a favorite city or just relaxing at home. But thousands of people seek a more philanthropic
May 11, 2016