Giving Matters

Insights on informed charitable giving, and accountability in the nonprofit sector.

Meet Long-Standing Council Board Members Courtney & Robert

This is part two of our four-part Board of Directors blog series. Stay tuned for more posts coming soon! Charities Review Council’s board and staff created a new, community-focused plan when it completed strategic planning last year. Long-time board members, like Courtney and Robert, helped guide this work, ensuring it was bold and aspirational, yet… More

Meet Shara Mafiz

As a small (but mighty) team, we rely on the contributions of paid interns to accomplish our work. This week, we’re excited to welcome our new Council intern, Shara! Shara just wrapped her third year at Metropolitan State University, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations with a minor in Ethnic… More

Meets Standards® Nonprofit Spotlight

In 2017, Charities Review Council served more than 580 nonprofits via our online capacity-building tools, the Accountability Wizard®, and the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Toolkit. The Accountability Wizard® is a web-based product designed for nonprofit capacity-building and is the Council’s most tenured online tool. Based on 25 co-created Accountability Standards®, the Accountability Wizard® is a time-tested… More

Meet New Board Members Sukanya & Megan

This is part one of our four-part Board of Directors blog series. Stay tuned for more posts coming soon!  A strong and cohesive nonprofit Board of Directors is essential to organizational success. Nonprofit boards are responsible for holding the organization accountable to the public through financial oversight, appointing an Executive Director, and maintaining control of… More

Charities Review Council Receives Dot.Org Award

Here at Charities Review Council, we’re still celebrating our Dot.Org award, which was presented last week at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Communications & Technology Conference. The Dot.Org Award for website redesign can include new websites, complete redesigns or site facelifts, and rebranding projects on the web. For us, it was a completely new website! In… More

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