Giving Matters

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

We’re Moving!

As promised, we’ve been hard at work this year ensuring sustainability for Charities Review Council. One option, with potential for great impact, was to reduce our operating expense by re-locating the Council office. We’re excited to share that we will be moving on Monday, November 21st! Our new office is just around the corner from… More

Be a Smart Giver this Give to the Max Day

Get your Giving Guides ready! Minnesota’s 24-hour online give-a-thon, Give to the Max Day, is almost here.  At Charities Review Council, we know you’re seriously invested in the causes you care about, and that every dollar matters to the nonprofits you generously support. That’s why we work alongside donors (and nonprofits) every day, ensuring donors… More

You Don’t Have To See The Whole Staircase, Just Take The First Step.

When we started this conversation we said, ‘big changes start with small steps.’ Now, six months later, we’re excited to share the many small steps our small but mighty team has taken in order to deliver on our commitment to you – our nonprofit partners, donors, and community members. Thank you for your support of… More

Big Changes Start With Small Steps

You’ve heard it said, change is the only constant and, like many of our nonprofit partners, we’re an example of that. A community thrives when its leaders fail forward, take risks, elevate solutions and share lessons broadly in the community. At Charities Review Council, we’re leading by example, sharing organizational developments that will affect us… More

Your Best Annual Report Yet!

Transparency and regular communication about a nonprofit’s mission and accomplishments builds trust, increases visibility and provides the opportunity for an organization to engage with their community. An annual report is just one of many opportunities for a nonprofit to share their organizational story. Sharing an annual report every year with key stakeholders, donors, family and friends, helps supporters… More

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Our mission is building donor and nonprofit relationships for strong, vibrant and just communities. We envision healthy communities for all, benefiting from effective and trustworthy nonprofits that are supported by a well-informed public’s generosity.

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