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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 5

In recent years, there has been increased attention on measuring the effectiveness of a charity’s activities. What progress has the charity made towards its stated goals? How well has it addressed its m
Feb 12, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 4

For most publicly-soliciting charities, three words they hope to never hear are “conflict of interest.” When donors place their trust in a charity, they expect the charity’s mission, not personal financ
Feb 05, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 3

For the board of directors to properly guide a publicly-soliciting charity, provide oversight and assist in the decision-making process, its voting members should be focused on advancing the charity’s m
Jan 28, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 2

The board of directors is pivotal in providing guidance and oversight to a charity and ensuring it is fulfilling its mission. Holding regular meetings to review and discuss important organization decisi
Jan 21, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 1

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance standards are based on the idea that identifying trustworthy charities depends on much more than how much money they raise or spend. Behind-the-scenes operations are i
Jan 14, 2015

BBB WGA's CEO Blogs About #GivingTuesday on Huffington Post

BBB WGA's CEO, Art Taylor, shares his personal experience with charity and encourages everyone to give wisely this #GivingTuesday in a guest blog on Huffington Post
Dec 01, 2014