News & Updates

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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

5 BBB Tips to Ensure Great Giving on #GivingTuesday

Arlington, VA (November 25, 2014) – #GivingTuesday, the National Day of Giving, kicks off the holiday giving season on December 2nd, following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Before donating to a c
Nov 26, 2014

New Study: Americans Misinformed Before Donating to Charities

Arlington, VA – October 28, 2014 – New data on how Americans donate to charities pinpoints a lack of donor understanding and the need for simple tools to help donors give wisely. The study reveal
Oct 28, 2014

Charities Urged to Crush Overhead Myth and Take Actions Toward an Overhead Solution

Washington, DC – October 21, 2014 – As Americans donate generously this holiday season, the three CEOs of the leading information sources on nonprofits – GuideStar, Charity Navigator and BBB Wise Giving
Oct 21, 2014

BBB Warns About Ebola Scams and Schemes

Arlington, VA – Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about a variety of Ebola-related scams and problematic fundraisers that have emerged recently. BBB Wise Giving Alliance is working with
Oct 16, 2014