Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) April 29, 2015
By meeting key standards of board oversight, finances, results reporting, and fundraising appeals, ProLiteracy has achieved accreditation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. This accreditation signifies that ProLiteracy is deserving of donor trust as a well-run nonprofit organization.
“The team at ProLiteracy works tirelessly to make sure we are good stewards of our finances and donor contributions,” says Kevin Morgan, president and CEO of ProLiteracy. “We appreciate the BBB Wise Giving Alliance for recognizing our efforts and are proud to meet their accreditation standards.”
The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) evaluates and accredits charities to help donors make sound giving decisions. 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, ProLiteracy has earned public trust having demonstrated its commitment to sound governance, transparency and achieving its mission.”
ProLiteracy believes every adult has the right to literacy. ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education membership organization in the nation, is committed to creating a world in which all adults are literate. ProLiteracy has 1,000 member programs in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and works with 52 nongovernmental organizations in 34 developing countries. For more information, contact Dee Cater, marketing and communication manager, at dcater(at)proliteracy(dot)org.
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, fundraising, 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.