News & Updates

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

Heart of Giving Podcast: My Weekend Celebrating Community Impact Makers video icon

In this week's episode, we reflect on the history of the Heart of Giving Podcast and turn the focus on people doing impactful work in their communities, rather than talking about the work of big organizations.
Sep 28, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Five Things to Know Before Donating to Hurricane Ian Relief

Last week it was Hurricane Fiona hitting Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, this week it’s Hurricane Ian threatening the West Coast of Florida.
Sep 28, 2022

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating to Hurricane Fiona Relief Efforts

As Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and other nearby Caribbean islands have been impacted by Hurricane Fiona and suffer from floods, power outages, home displacements and access to basic necessities such as safe water, many charitable organizations are seeking to provide emergency relief and assistance.
Sep 28, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast, Tim Kachuriak video icon

In this week's episode, our guest is Tim Kachuriak, the Founder and Chief Innovation and Optimization Officer for NextAfter, a fundraising research lab consultancy, and training institute that works with charities, nonprofits, and NGOs to help them grow their resource capacity.
Sep 21, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast: Powerful Black Women Giving Back, Part 4 video icon

This is Part 4 of our Powerful Black Women Giving Back series. This week we feature clips from our previous interviews with Ashleigh Axios, Chief Experience Officer and Owner, Cofirma, Dr. Stacy Holland, CEO Elevate 215, and Karen E. Osborne, Nobelist and Founder, The Osborne Group.
Sep 14, 2022

Heart of Giving Podcast: Powerful Black Women Giving Back, Part 3 video icon

This week, for our 100th episode, we continue our Powerful Black Women Giving back series with Part 3 featuring Mesky Brhane, Practice Manager, The World Bank, Lysa Ratliff, CEO of KABOOM!, and Elizabeth Clay Roy, CEO of Generation Citizen.
Sep 07, 2022