MHC Announces BBB A+ Charity Certification

ST. LOUIS, Mo– Today, the Missouri Humanities Council announced it has earned Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) highest certification for non-profits, BBB Accredited Charity.  When earning this status, it tells donors that the charity has been evaluated and has met all of BBB’s “Standards for Charity Accountability.”

“The Missouri Humanities Council continues to score high marks with BBB for its longstanding commitment to those we serve,” said Dr. William “Steve” Belko, MHC’s Executive Director.  “BBB evaluates charities based on donor inquiries and from those charities seeking to voluntarily request an evaluation.  We are pleased to maintain this revered distinction of transparency, accountability, and performance by Better Business Bureau.”

The Missouri Humanities Council is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the State of Missouri, and through grants and donations. The MHC promotes a thoughtful, informed, civil society through early childhood literacy programming, nationally recognized veteran writing workshops, funding humanities scholars and their work, and collaborating with libraries, historical societies, universities, and other cultural partners. For more information, please visit or follow MHC on Twitter (@MoHumanities) and Facebook (/MoHumanities).  To review the complete report on the MHC from the BBB, please click here.