Apply for BBB Charity Review Program
Thank you for your interest in being a part of your local Better Business Bureau's Charity Review Program. If your organization is interested in being evaluated using the BBB Wise Giving Alliance’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability, please submit the requested information so BBB can provide your organization with access to the online questionnaire. Alternatively, your organization may print and complete the Charity Review Questionnaire and compile the requested materials. For samples of the documents needed, click here.
Once the BBB Charity Review Program receives your questionnaire and supporting documentation it will be evaluated. BBB will contact you if any additional information is required. BBB will then create a draft Charity Review report, which will be sent to you for approval. You will have the opportunity to review your Charity Review to request any changes or supply comments prior to its publication on bbb.org.
If your organization meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability, you will be eligible to participate in the BBB Charity Seal Program for a modest fee based on annual contribution revenue. This allows your organization to use the BBB Accredited Charity Seal in your fundraising collateral as well as in your online advertising. The seal will also be affixed to your Charity Review on bbb.org.
If you encounter any problems downloading the forms or have any questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, your organization name and your mailing address; you may also call 206-431-2222.
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