The Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston & South Texas recently approved Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston as meeting the “Standards for Charity Accountability” under the BBB’s Philanthropy Review Program.
Catholic Charities was determined to meet the BBB’s comprehensive charity standards, which go above and beyond requirements of the law and show the public that the organization is working to maintain donor confidence by being transparent and accountable. Standards for charity accountability include board oversight, effectiveness reporting, program expenses, budget planning, donor privacy, annual report and more. Catholic Charities met the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
The BBB reviews and evaluates local charities for compliance with the BBB Wise Giving Alliance on charity accountability standards to assist donors in making informed giving decisions.