News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating More Than the Cost of a Moon Landing

On July 20, 1969, 52 years ago, with the help of Apollo 11 and the Eagle Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong placed a footprint on the surface of the moon.
Jul 28, 2021

Heart of Giving, The Power of Collaboration video icon

In this week's episode, our guests are Kari Luther Rosbeck, President and CEO, TSC Alliance and Susan E. Sherman, MHA Executive Director & CEO, The LAM Foundation. We talk about rare diseases, what motivates these leaders to work in this field, and a lot more.
Jul 27, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: $1.4 Million Embezzler Sentenced

On June 25, 2021, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Massachusetts announced that a woman was sentenced to six years in prison and to pay restitution for two fraud and embezzlement schemes that resulted in a $1.4 million theft form two nonprofit organizations.
Jul 21, 2021

Heart of Giving, Small Acts of Generosity video icon

In this week's episode, we hear from three different individuals who took the initiative to impact the lives of a few individuals around them. Our guests, Gerard Taylor, Ky Howard, and Pamela Diaz, realize that while it might not always be possible to impact others' lives at a massive scale without the support of a big organization, sometimes all it takes is a small act of generosity to make small but significant changes around them.
Jul 21, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: $471.4 Billion Contributed in 2020

Giving in 2020 grew to a record total of $471.4 billion as reported in the Giving USA Report
Jul 14, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Related-Party Transactions

For most publicly-soliciting charities, three words they hope to never hear are “conflict of interest.”
Jul 14, 2021