10 Ways to Get a Jump on Giving in the New Year

Are you trying to cultivate a greater commitment to charity and generosity in the New Year? Me too. Here are ten ways you can get off on the right foot…

12.27.2012 ,

My Three Favorite Feel-Good Moments of 2012

It seems appropriate, for my final post here in 2012, to look back at the year that was and pick some of my most favorite feel-good moments. After all, feel-good…

Give Nonprofits What They Need (Not Teddy Bears)

The other day I read something on my Facebook wall from a friend who is a television reporter in Nebraska. His station was doing stories related to the school shooting…

12.25.2012 ,

Merry Christmas!

We’re taking the day off here at the IG Blog to wish you, your family, and loved ones a very Merry Christmas! Be safe, be joyous, and be thankful. Speaking…

12.24.2012 ,

Street Sense: Homelessness Doesn't End December 31

“If aliens landed on earth, they’d think homelessness was only a problem between November 1st and the end of December,” says Brian Carome, executive director of Street Sense in DC.…

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle is Now Online

Is it possible to take a simple 19th century concept and bring it into the 21st century, while retaining it’s original charm? The Salvation Army is having quite a bit…

7 Holiday Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Editor’s Note: Brittany Richards from Software Advice reached out to me about guest posting on IG. She is the editorial coordinator for her team, and in this post, she outlines…

A Dog is a Child’s Best Friend: Comforting Newtown, CT

After living through such horror, there is beauty to be found in Newtown, CT. The community’s children and families are receiving consolation and love to help them heal with a…

4 Inexpensive Examples of Saying Thank You With Video

If a picture says 1,000 words, video says a million. And with today’s video technology and online technology, video is a lot easier to produce and more affordable than it…

3 Holiday Cause Promotions Bringing Good Cheer

The tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary last Friday has dampened our holiday spirits. But a week from today Christmas will still arrive and we need to do our best to…