Giving Matters

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

Seeking Strategic Planning Consultant (RFP)

Charities Review Council is looking forward to strategic planning this summer. In order to make it a success, we’re seeking a strategic planning consultant to guide board and staff through the process. The ideal candidate would support the Council with planning, facilitating, and documenting the conversations and decisions made, including identifying mission, goals, and supporting strategies… More

Kris Kewitsch Makes “100 People to Know in 2017” List

Twin Cities Business Magazine included Kris Kewitsch, Charities Review Council Executive Director, in their “100 People to Know in 2017” list! How awesome is that? Below an excerpt and you can read the full article on at their website. There’s an old saying: “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” We’d suggest you… More

Smart Givers Give to the MAX!

In true Minnesota tradition, we’re gearing up for another Give to the Max Day. And, as donor and nonprofit partners here at Charities Review Council, we’re looking forward to a day of huge generosity benefiting the causes you care about! Last year, more than 62,000 donors logged on to GiveMN.Org to give more than 18… More

Exciting Charities Review Council Year-End Update

It’s official! We’ve moved in to our new office space, and we are loving it! You can find us at – 700 Raymond Avenue, Suite 160, St. Paul, MN 55114 Located in the Creative Enterprise Zone and surrounded by some of our favorite nonprofit friends and small business owners, our new office is the perfect spot… More

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

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