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The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of State Charities Officials will host a conference tomorrow in Washington, DC, to examine how we can best protect donors from fraud and deception in this changing landscape.

The event is free and open to the public. It will be available via live webcast and live tweeted via Twitter using the hashtag #GiveandTakeFTC. Public comments will be accepted until May 1, 2017, and may be submitted online. More details can be found on the event’s web page.

WHAT: Give & Take: Consumers, Contributions, and Charity
A Conference Exploring Consumer Protection Issues In Charitable Giving
WHO: Panels with academics, researchers, marketers, representatives from the sector, donor advocacy groups, and staff from the Federal Trade Commission and Attorney General Offices
WHEN: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., EDT
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. but is not required.
WHERE: Constitution Center Auditorium
400 7th St., SW
Washington, DC

The Federal Trade Commission works to promote competition and protect and educate consumers. Learn more about consumer topics at consumer.ftc.gov, or report fraud, scams, and bad business practices at ReportFraud.ftc.gov. Follow the FTC on social media, read consumer alerts and the business blog, and sign up to get the latest FTC news and alerts.

Contact Information

MEDIA CONTACT:
Frank Dorman
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180