Most charities are reputable and worthy of your financial support. Charitable fundraising is a big business. Like any business, there are a few charities that operate outside the bounds of fairness. Like any financial decision, it is important to make donations carefully.

Please read our Give Wisely webpage.

To guide consumers in making charitable donations, the Attorney General's Office has created a tip sheet, called " Donating Dos and Don'ts: A Guide to Charitable Giving," available for download below. A large-print version is also available below.

Donating Dos and Don'ts: A Guide to Charitable Giving (PDF) pdf format of donating_dos_and_donts.pdf

Donating Dos and Don'ts: A Guide to Charitable Giving - Large Print (PDF) pdf format of donating_dos_and_donts_LARGEPRINT.pdf