Money Monday: 7 Steps to Take Before Making a Charitable Donation

of 92Photo
  • Do Your Resesarch
  • Not all charitable organizations are created equal.
  • Get the 411
  • Call the Charity
  • Dig a Little Deeper
  • Create an Annual Donation Plan
  • Know the Difference Between “Tax Exempt” and “Tax Deductible”
  • Don’t Use Cash When Making Donations
  • Steer Clear of Fly-By-Nights

Not All Charities Are Created Equal

Not all charitable organizations are created equal. To make sure your recipients actually benefit the people and/or organizations that you want to help, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shares these steps that you should take before writing out that check.


(Photo: GettyImages)

More Photo Galleries