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Tips On Charitable Giving

Tips On Giving To Charities (Texas)

Using "Watchdog" Groups To Evaluate Charities

Selecting A Charity (Getting The Right Answers)

Evaluating A Charity Yourself

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Giving To Foundations

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Texas Charity Profiles

GuideStar (All States)
Their database has more than 1,000,000 IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations, their financial information and what they do. You can find them by keyword or name, activity, city, state, zip code, nonprofit type, revenue range, employer identification number, or NTEE code.

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Texas Deceptive Business Practices Act
Find out if the business you're dealing with has broken the law. 

Search Opinions Of The Texas Attorney General For Your Consumer Issue

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Agencies That Monitor Or Regulate Charities

Consumer Complaints (Texas)
General tips plus the role of the Texas Attorney General's Office in resolving disputes.

Better Business Bureaus (Links Throughout The U.S.)

Find The AARP In Texas
The AARP offers legal advocacy for seniors and may also have state specific consumer brochures which are available to everyone.

Groups That Monitor Charities (All 50 States & DC)
Non-profit and federal watchdog agencies that either regulate or issue reports on specific charities.

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National (Includes BBB  & FTC Brochures)

Tips On Charitable Giving

Selecting a charity, evaluating charities and where else to go for more information. Has GA and National.

Tips On Charitable Giving (BBB)

Guidelines for Business Giving

Beware Of Bogus Law Enforcement Groups

Tips On Tax Deductions For Charitable Contributions

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National Groups That Can Help Evaluate Charities

Helpful Resources (Consumer-SOS)

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