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MCEC Achieves Accreditation from BBB Wise Giving Alliance Highlighting Excellence in Leadership, Finances and Mission-Driven Work

Posted: March 1, 2021

HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas – The Military Child Education Coalition® announced today the nonprofit has achieved accreditation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. This accreditation signifies that MCEC® is deserving of donor trust as they are a well-run nonprofit organization.

“The BBB Wise Giving Alliance’s validation of MCEC is significant,” said Dr. Becky Porter, MCEC president and CEO. “This accreditation places us in an elite category with other outstanding nonprofits and reaffirms our commitment to the highest standards as we work to advocate, education and collaborate for all military-connected children.” 

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance is the nation’s only comprehensive charity evaluator, assisting donors in making sound giving decisions. Donors know they can trust a charity if it is accredited by the BBB WGA.  Their broad standards go beyond what the law requires and dives deeper than other charity monitoring organizations.  Each BBB WGA charity report process involves a rigorous review using 20 holistic BBB Charity Standards, interaction with charity officials about corrective actions needed to address deficiencies, and quality control measures to assure report accuracy. Thousands of charities have reports available to the public at 

“The public can be assured that every charity evaluation is completed with careful, objective analysis of charity information,” said Art Taylor, president and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, “By achieving accreditation, MCEC has earned public trust having demonstrated its commitment to sound governance, transparency and achieving its mission.”


MCEC is a 501(c)(3) global, nonprofit leadership and advocacy organization focused on ensuring quality educational opportunities for millions of military and veteran-connected children affected by mobility, transition, deployments and family separations.

BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) is a standards-based charity evaluator that seeks to verify the trustworthiness of nationally-soliciting charities by completing rigorous evaluations based on 20 holistic standards that address charity governance, effectiveness reporting, finances, fund raising, appeal accuracy, and other issues. National charity reports are produced by the BBB WGA and local charity reports are produced by local Better Business Bureaus – all reports are available at





MCEC supports all military-connected children by education, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle. Learn more about the national advocacy efforts of MCEC for MIC3 at and on social media at FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn.




Karen Kirk (Military Child Education Coalition)
MCEC Director of Marketing

BBB Wise Giving Alliance

Bennett Weiner (BBB Wise Giving Alliance)



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