Perhaps you want to make contributions to charitable projects. That’s a noble thought. However, there are certain things to be aware of. Not all charitable organizations are created equal; some charities are extraordinarily inefficient, and some organizations that claim to be charities are actually scams and frauds.

GuideStar is a website that provides descriptions and information about non-profit organizations. If you don’t personally know about an organization you want to donate to, this is a website to look at that might be able to help you determine if the organization is actually worthy of your hard earned money.

Trust Me and Give Me your Money is a website about scams and frauds. There might be information there which can help you determine whether or not a charity is legitimate.