Today, there are over 1-million charitable organizations.
How do corporate contribution programs – and employee giving programs -- determine which charitable organizations are accountable to the public?
How well do they manage their finances, governance and fund raising efforts?
Do your cause-related marketing promotions include recommended public disclosures?
Does your executive staff serve on charity boards? If so, have they checked out the charity before they agree to serve?
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (WGA) is the leading charity monitoring and assessment organization in the U.S. Using a rigorous set of 20 guidelines, BBB WGA publishes over 1,000 comprehensive reports on charities which are accessible online to anyone. These reports evaluate charities on key attributes of accountability including, but not limited to:
§ Donor Privacy
§ Public disclosure
In addition to detailed individual reports that are accessible on its web site, WGA’s quarterly magazine, the Wise Giving Guide, provides a summary list of evaluations and helps keep your organization and employees up to speed on a spectrum of topical philanthropic issues.
To learn more, visit the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.