In the holiday season, many Granite Staters think about donations to the charities and nonprofits in New Hampshire and elsewhere that work on a wide array of causes. Deciding where to give can be difficult, though -- with questions about which groups use the money most effectively, and how to judge their performance.
This program was originally broadcast on 12/14/15.
- Amy Costello: longtime reporter and former Africa correspondent, and current host of Tiny Spark, a podcast that investigates the business of doing good.
- Mary Ellen Jackson: former executive director of the New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits, and now a consultant for the Center.
- Amy Costello's article for PRI's The World about what to consider when donating