Today on Your Call: What makes a good charity?
On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about how to find out if a charity is trustworthy and effective. The Center for Investigative Reporting has a new report called “
Kris Hundley, investigative reporter for the Tampa Bay Times; co-reporter (with Kendall Taggart of the Center for Investigative Reporting) of the 3 part series: "America's Worst Charities"
Kendall Taggart, reporter at The Center for Investigative Reporting in Berkeley; co-reporter (with Kris Hundley of the Tampa Bay Times) of the 3 part series: "America's Worst Charities"
Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR): America’s Worst Charities
RESOURCES FOR CHECKING NONPROFITS
A list of solicitors used by the worst 50
A list of the worst 50, with addresses
State charity officials, with contacts for all 50 states
Florida's gift givers' guide for consumers
ProPublica's Nonprofit Explorer
Guidestar's research website
GiveWell does in-depth research into a small number of worthy charities
Charity Navigator's charity evaluation website