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Charity Information for Donors

Helping You Give Wisely

Our mission is to promote public confidence in local charities and encourage charitable giving. The Metro New York BBB Charity Accountability Program provides the public with information on specific charities and wise giving practices and also advises charities on how to meet and maintain high ethical standards of operation.

The BBB Standards for Charity Accountability provide best practices, suggested guidelines and minimum requirements in key areas of nonprofit management.

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Understand the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability and how they are applied in evaluating charities.

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Charities that meet all 20 BBB Standards of Charity Accountability may license the right to to place the BBB Seal on their solicitations, website, letterhead, newspaper and magazine advertisements, billboards, and television public service announcements.

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Established in 1986, the Metro New York BBB Charity Accountability Program is the capstone of the Education & Research Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York, Long Island and the Mid-Hudson Region.

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