If you’re thinking about giving to a charity, do your research to avoid fraudsters who try to take advantage of your generosity. Here are tips to help make sure that your charitable contributions actually go to the cause you support.
What You Need to Know
Learn the signs of a charity scam and get tips for researching a charity.
Specific Charity Scams
Some scammers focus on specific causes to play on your generosity. Rip-off artists often focus on emotional appeals or disasters in the news.
Tips for Businesses
Get advice on how to vet fundraising professionals before you hire them and how your business can give wisely to local public service entities.