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Kiwanis Children’s Fund achieves accreditation from BBB Wise Giving Alliance

Mar 22, 2017
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By meeting key standards of board oversight, finances, results reporting and fundraising appeals, the Kiwanis Children’s Fund achieved accreditation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. This accreditation signifies that the Children’s Fund is deserving of donor trust as they are a well-run nonprofit organization. 

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) is the nation’s only comprehensive charity evaluator, assisting donors in making sound giving decisions. Donors know they can trust a charity if it is accredited by the BBB WGA.  Their broad standards go beyond what the law requires and dives deeper than other charity monitoring organizations.  Each BBB WGA charity report process involves a rigorous review using 20 holistic BBB Charity Standards, interaction with charity officials about corrective actions needed to address deficiencies, and quality control measures to assure report accuracy. Thousands of charities have reports available to the public at 

“The public can be assured that every charity evaluation is completed with careful, objective analysis of charity information,” says Art Taylor, president and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, “By achieving accreditation, the Kiwanis Children’s Fund has earned public trust having demonstrated its commitment to sound governance, transparency and achieving its mission.”

The Kiwanis Children’s Fund partners with Kiwanis clubs and districts in all Kiwanis nations to help children of the world through Kiwanis-led service projects. The mission of the Children's Fund is to assist Kiwanis International in serving the children of the world. The work of the Children's Fund helps Kiwanians change kids' lives—often in ways that would otherwise remain beyond the resources of clubs and districts.

ABOUT BBB WISE GIVING ALLIANCE: BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) is a standards-based charity evaluator that seeks to verify the trustworthiness of nationally-soliciting charities by completing rigorous evaluations based on 20 holistic standards that address charity governance, effectiveness reporting, finances, fund raising, appeal accuracy, and other issues. National charity reports are produced by the BBB WGA and local charity reports are produced by local Better Business Bureaus – all reports are available at