Episode 13: The Passion of Philanthropy through Wise Giving

On episode 13, “The Passion of Philanthropy through Wise Giving,” you’ll learn the importance of aligning your personal passion through planned giving. Maribeth Wright, CPA, a principal at Rea & Associates and a tax compliance expert for not-for-profit organizations, gives donors a list of digital tools to better vet and select various organizations they are considering as a viable not-for-profit recipient. Mark Van Benschoten, CPA, CGMA, principal, director of not-for-profit services at Rea and host of the podcast, and Maribeth passionately discuss the importance of healthy not-for-profit organizations making profits, being fiscally responsible and holding reserves back for growth and challenging economic times. The duo also talks about critical insights on key regulation issues in order for nonprofits to remain tax-compliant. Click on the media player above to start listening to this episode now. Or scroll through this page to gain access to additional resources for donors and not-for-profits, alike.

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The mission of GuideStar is to revolutionize philanthropy by providing information that advances transparency, enables users to make better decisions and encourages charitable giving by providing users with as much information as possible about each nonprofit’s mission, legitimacy, impact, reputation, finances, programs, governance, and more.

Wise Giving

Wise Giving is a resource that helps donors and nonprofits increase the impact of their work in communities worldwide. The organization is dedicated to helping individuals, foundations and organizations maximize their impact through wise philanthropic investments and greater organizational effectiveness.

Charity Navigator

By guiding intelligent giving, Charity Navigator works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace, in which givers and the charities they support work in tandem to overcome society’s most persistent challenges.

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