July 22, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday - Workplace Giving

While workplace giving is a well-established employee outreach activity at most major companies, it has changed and evolved over the years in very significant ways.  At one time, United Way and oth..
July 15, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday - Youth & Volunteering

Volunteers at charities have always played an essential role in the growth of philanthropy. Whether it consists of friends and family helping to raise money for a favorite cause or neighborhood youth as..
July 8, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Video Series, Interview with the CEO of the American Red C..

With total revenues of about $3 billion, more than 450 chapters in all 50 states, over 25,000 paid staff members, 400,000 volunteers and responding to nearly 70,000 disasters large and small each year, ..
July 1, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday - Building Trust Video Series

More and more we are hearing that videos have become an important forum to communicate information in a quick and meaningful fashion.  So with today’s blog we are proud to launch our Building Trust..
June 24, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: Building Trust Part 10

Charities both large and small have many things in common but one of the more important similarities is the presence of a charity’s website.  For many donors and potential donors, this may be the f..
June 18, 2015

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Offers Giving Tips Following Charleston Tragedy

Arlington, VA – June 18, 2015 – In the wake of the horrific shooting that killed nine people at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, BBB Wise Giving Alliance is ..
June 17, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: June 12th Charity Conference Highlights

Those who attended our June 12th conference on “Advancing trust in the Charitable Sector” benefited from the expertise of a variety of experts and thought leaders who provided a broad overview of accoun..
June 10, 2015

Wise Giving Wednesday: June 12th Charity Conference Will Take a Global View of Charity Accountabi..

As Americans, we sometimes assume we are the only ones facing the problems we see within our shores and don’t take the time to see how other nations tackle similar concerns.  Philanthropy is no dif..
June 3, 2015

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 addre..
May 28, 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..