North Carolina Secretary of State Charitable Solicitation Division - This website contains a searchable registry, a smart donor checklist, and information about avoiding Hurricane Florence Scams.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) - The FTC site has a recent blog post titled, "Wise Giving after a Hurricane", as well as a page on dealing with weather emergencies that discusses scam alerts.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) - The IRS has a news release titled "IRS Warns of Scams Related to Natural Disasters" that contains information about disaster relief, donations to charities, as well as additional information.
NC Department of Justice (Attorney General's website) - NC DOJ has a blog post titled "Watch Out for Price Gouging Scams During Hurricane Florence" and a page on the website with information about disaster scams. In addition, there are pages Charity, Avoiding Charity Scams, and Giving To Charity.
Give.org (BBB Wise Give Alliance) - This website allows users to search charity reports.
Charity Navigator - This website allows users to search charities.
Charity Watch - This website provides information about charities.
Guide Star - This website contains information regarding nonprofits.