News & Updates

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

Wise Giving Wednesday: The Three Phases of Disaster Activity

Whether it’s the devastating flooding that took place in Middle Tennessee, the next tropical disturbance that threatens to become a hurricane or a tornado that quickly destroys a town, disasters usually run through a shared cycle of activity – the three R’s of disasters: Rescue, Relief and Recovery.
Aug 25, 2021

Heart of Giving Blog: Interview with Hillary Pennington, Ford Foundation

In this week's Heart of Giving Podcast blog, economic empowerment is a primary goal of charitable giving, delivering financial resources to organizations and communities.
Aug 23, 2021

BBB's Launches Season Two of the Heart of Giving Podcast

The standards-based charity evaluation group BBB’s is thrilled to announce the launch of season two of the Heart of Giving Podcast
Aug 19, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Helping Those in Need in Afghanistan

As the desperate situation unfolds in Afghanistan during the withdrawal of U.S. armed forces, it is difficult not to be moved by images of those seeking to flee and the immediate challenges being faced by Afghanistan citizens.
Aug 18, 2021

Helping Victims of the Earthquake in Haiti

This past Saturday morning a 7.2 earthquake devastated Haiti resulting in over 1,000 deaths and a multitude of injuries.
Aug 16, 2021

Wise Giving Wednesday: Donating for Relief for California Dixie Fire

The Dixie Fire which began on July 13th has become the second largest in California’s history.
Aug 11, 2021