Welcome charity donors and volunteers

Find a Charity or Nonprofit — At CharityCheck101.org you can check the identity and tax status of every nonprofit recognized by the IRS (more than 1.4 million of them). Possibly the best free donor protection tool ever — helping you avoid fake charities and find legitimate ones.

Charity Reviews — Read reviews and find quick information about charities we’ve covered at Charity of the Day.

Doing Good Matters podcast — The only podcast dedicated to helping you and other donors and volunteers do good even better — regardless of which charities or causes you support.

Volunteers and Taxes — Where volunteers ask questions and find answers to what they can deduct under the IRS rules.

Join the Community — The community of caring people who want to make the world better, and are willing to spend time and energy to make it happen. Community members receive free updates and publications to help them do good even better.

Serious Thoughts blog — Regular news and commentary helping you give wisely and well.

Free & More — Free publications to help you do good better.

You give, you care, you want to make the world better. You want the dollars you give and the volunteer hours you spend to be used wisely and well by a strong charity focused on what matters to you. We’re dedicated to helping you — regardless of which charities or causes you support.

Latest Updates

024 DGM - How to Find a Top-Rated Charity Doing Work You Care About -- in 3 Minutes - 04-10-2014
How to Find a Top-Rated Charity Doing Work You Care About -- in 3 Minutes Welcome. This is the podcast that helps you do good even better -- regardless of which charities or causes you support.  This is Ed Long. Each week on this podcast I talk ab...


Charity Sherlock #04 - 04-05-2014
How to Find a Top-Rated Charity Doing Work You Care About -- in 3 Minutes Charity Sherlock helps charity supporters examine charities with videos, Sherlock notes, links and more.  Return to Charity Sherlock main menu ♠ Podcast ♦ Vi...
023 DGM - How to Know If a Charity Needs More Money -- in 3 Minutes - 04-03-2014
How to Know If a Charity Needs More Money -- in 3 Minutes Welcome. This is the podcast that helps you do good even better -- regardless of which charities or causes you support.  This is Ed Long. Each week on this podcast I talk about charities an...
Charity Sherlock #03 - 04-03-2014
How to Know If a Charity Needs More Money -- in 3 Minutes Charity Sherlock helps charity supporters examine charities with videos, Sherlock notes, links and more.  Return to Charity Sherlock main menu ♠ Podcast ♥ Sherlock notes --...
022 DGM - 8 Things You Should Know About Deducting Gifts to Charity - 03-27-2014
8 Things You Should Know About Deducting Gifts to Charity Welcome. This is the podcast that helps you do good even better -- regardless of which charities or causes you support.  This is Ed Long. Each week on this podcast I talk about charities an...

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