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April 1, 2017

Did You Check the BBB’s Rating of that Charity You’re Thinking of Donating to?

So Many Ratings, So Little Time Let’s be honest: chasing down the information on a charity you want to donate to can be exhausting and overwhelming. A simple search for the rating if a charity you’re looking for information on can net thousands of results, hundreds of reviews, and dozens of different entities and rating websites all claiming to have their own unique perspective as to why this charity is great or not. Suddenly you’re not researching charities, you’re researching […]
April 1, 2017

The Foundation Center is a Resource Every Charity Can Benefit From

To strengthen the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy in the U.S. and around the world. — Foundation Center mission statement. Last month’s article on data scientists highlighted the need within charities to have dedicated research analysts who can parse through large amounts of data to provide charities with the information they need make informed decisions. Of course, hiring skilled individuals capable of such feats can be costly and difficult to find. Cash-strapped organizations with razor thin operating margins […]