June 20 at 10:58pm
Interfaith Achieves Accreditation from BBB Wise Giving Alliance
Highlighting Excellence in Leadership, Finances and Mission-Driven Work
By meeting key standards of board oversight, finances, results reporting and fundraising appeals, Interfaith Community Services achieved accreditation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. This accreditation signifies that Interfaith Community Services is deserving of donor trust, as they are a well-run nonprofit organization.
“Interfaith is proud to align itself with the BBB Wise Giving Alliance,” said Greg Anglea, Executive Director of Interfaith Community Services. “We hold ourselves to the highest standards for not only our community’s sake, but also for our donors, staff, and volunteers. We’re happy to have met all of the BBB’s charity standards and look forward to leveraging their industry reputation to help people help themselves.”
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 Give.org.
“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, Interfaith Community Services has earned public trust having demonstrated its commitment to sound governance, transparency and achieving its mission.”
About Interfaith Community Services
Interfaith Community Services is North County’s largest social services agency and has been “helping people help themselves” since 1979. The organization provides a wide range of programs designed to empower hungry, homeless, and low-income community members to begin a pathway towards self-sufficiency. Each year, Interfaith Community Services serves more than 16,000 community members by providing basic needs and nutrition support, social services, shelters and housing, employment development, youth programs, senior services, veterans programs and addiction recovery support.
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 Give.org.