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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Phone Appeals

Like any other form of fundraising, telephone appeals can help a charity or become a significant failure if not managed well. In general the most successful phone appeals take place when an organi
Feb 24, 2016

Stacy Haller, BrightFocus Foundation HD video icon

BBB WGA Building Trust Series. Art Taylor interviews Stacy Haller of the Brightfocus Foundation. Read our full report on the Brightfocus Foundation here, https://bit.ly/2IoAxhC. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Feb 23, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Celebrities & Charities

The Golden Globes. The Grammys. The Oscars. As January and February are the heart of awards season for movie stars and recording artists, we are reminded that many celebrities also use this
Feb 18, 2016

Barbara Newhouse, ALS Association HD video icon

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust Series. Art Taylor interviews Barbara Newhouse of the ALS Association. Read our full report on the ALS Association here, https://bit.ly/2X2UMFH. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Feb 17, 2016

Besa Pinchotti, National Military Family Association HD video icon

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Building Trust Video Series. Art Taylor interviews Besa Pinchotti of the National Military Family Association. Read our full report on the National Military Family Association here, https://bit.ly/2KoKKNG. For information on the most trustworthy charities, go to https://give.org/.
Feb 17, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: The GAAP in Charity Financial Figures

As a former independent auditor, it’s hard for me to imagine a world in which there are no standards for charity financial statements. In such a world, organizations could produce financial statements w
Feb 10, 2016