How Charities Can Enroll


The Better Business Bureau performs charity reviews and develops reports on both local and national charities.  Reviews on local charities are performed by the BBB serving Louisville, Western Kentucky, and Southern Indiana.  Reviews on charities that are national in scope are performed by Wise Giving Alliance which is the charity review affiliate of the Council of Better Business Bureaus.  

Local Charities

For a fact sheet that describes the local charity review service,click here.

For a copy of the Standards for Charity Accountability that are used in the review process, click here. 

If you are with a local charity interested in participating in local charity review please contact Angie Estes, Director of Charity Review, at (502) 588-0033 or by email to You can also contact the local BBB in writing at 844 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40203.

Local BBB charity review is one of the services provided under the auspices of the BBB Consumer Education Fund. To view the BBB Consumer Education Fund’s Annual Reports, click here.