Find out how to support the Education and Research Foundation's many beneficial programs:
Donate to the New York BBB Education & Research Foundation

The Education and Research Foundation of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The BBB Foundation collaborates with Metro New York's BBB to create, fund, and implement educational programs and investigative projects on consumer and philanthropic issues.

Some of the BBB Foundation's programs are:

  • » The New York Philanthropic Advisory Service, which evaluates charities against BBB Standards, and publishes reports of those evaluations. The mission is to promote donor confidence in charities and encourage charitable giving.
  • » Our Intern Program teaches young people career-building skills.
  • » Educational Programs that teach consumers, businesses and charities about fraud prevention and ethical best practices.
  • » Our Latino Initiative, an educational outreach program to Spanish speaking consumers.


A copy of the BBB Foundation's latest annual report may be obtained upon request from the Foundation or from the Office of the New York State Attorney General, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.