News & Updates

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

BBB WGA Anniversary video icon

Art Taylor, President and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance thanks all of our supporters and partners as we celebrate our 15 year anniversary helping donors and charities improve the sector and become wise givers.
Mar 23, 2016

BBB WGA Represented on Top 25 Most Influential Experts List

This week the annual list of America’s Most Influential Philanthropy Experts was released and for the first time includes Art Taylor of BBB Wise Giving Alliance, highlighting his work in empowering and
Mar 18, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Wounded Warrior Project

Each year, some of the nationally soliciting charities on which we report, face public allegations. These can range anywhere from questions about the accuracy of financial references in their communicat
Mar 16, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Online Giving 7.1% of 2015 Total

With all the attention given to charities’ use of technology, the internet and social media, you would think that the online environment is the dominant fundraising engine that fuels philanthropy. While
Mar 09, 2016

Wise Giving Wednesday: Charity Trustworthiness

I often point out that the BBB Wise Giving Alliance is a standards-based charity evaluator that seeks to verify the trustworthiness of charities by completing rigorous evaluations based on 20 holistic s
Mar 02, 2016

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