News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: Privacy and Security Discussion Will Be Part of June 12th Charity Conference

While I have written previous blogs on the subject of donor privacy, I would like to bring to your attention that our upcoming charity conference will include an outstanding panel discussion that addresses this issue even further.
Jun 03, 2015

Nepal Giving Update: GlobalGiving Foundation

I know, its not #wisegivingwed, but in light of the situation in Nepal I thought I would share information I received from GlobalGiving Foundation, a BBB Accredited Charity, regarding the assistan
May 28, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: June 12th Conference on Advancing Donor Trust

On June 12th, the BBB Wise Giving Alliance will be hosting a charity conference in Washington DC. While we hold a conference each year for BBB Accredited Charities that participate in our charity
May 27, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: A Breach of Donor Trust

Yesterday I had the honor of representing the BBB Wise Giving Alliance at a press conference about charity fraud hosted by the Federal Trade Commission and state charity regulators. The unpreceden
May 20, 2015

BBB WGA Joins Federal and State Regulators for Major Charity Fraud Announcement

Arlington, VA – BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) joined with the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General, and State Charity Regulators today to help the donating public avoid questionab
May 20, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Accounting Board Proposes Charity Financial Statement Changes

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) is an independent organization that establishes and improves standards for financial accounting for both for-profit and not-for-profit entities in the Uni
May 13, 2015