News & Updates

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

Heart of Giving, Karen Osborne video icon

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, our guest, Karen Osborne, talks about her career as a development professional, educator, and author, lessons learned in the course of her job, and much more!
Oct 19, 2021

Advisory for Donors on Charity Fraud: International Charity Fraud Awareness Week

BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB’s is pleased to be an official sponsor of International Charity Fraud Awareness Week which takes place this year from October 18-22.
Oct 18, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Top Five Reasons Charities Don’t Meet Standards

Of the charities that provide requested information, the majority (73%) are able to meet all 20 BBB Charity Standards.
Oct 13, 2021

Saleem Zaru, Executive Director, United Palestinian Appeal video icon

In this episode of our Building Trust Series, we talk with Saleem Zaru, Executive Director of the United Palestinian Appeal. This organization works to alleviate the suffering of Palestinians, particularly those in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and refugee camps throughout the Middle East, and to contribute to the long-term socio-economic and cultural development of Palestinian society. Read our full report here,
Oct 13, 2021

Heart of Giving, Cindy Lott video icon

In this week's episode of the Heart of Giving Podcast, our guest Cindy Lott discusses the growing need and importance of educating the future leaders in the non-profit sector and the options available to make sure that our sector is in capable hands to face future challenges.
Oct 12, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Supporting Charities During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Center for Disease Control in the United States estimates that each year there are 255,000 new cases of breast cancer diagnosed in women and 2,300 in men.
Oct 06, 2021