All Featured Topics

Building Blocks of Social Ventures

Building Blocks of Social Ventures. The purpose of this section of the Innovate for Good online community is to better equip innovators of all stages with tools, resources, and inspiration toward...

Building Your Founding Team

As you scroll through these resources and read further you will see a consensus emerge: new ventures live or die by their founding team. The value held by each founding member must be considerable...


Working together can help us achieve a greater impact, whether partnering organizations or building good teams.

Crowdsourcing for Social Ventures

Over the past two months, our Featured Topics have focused on how to spread the word your work and build a network of supporters, and how to leverage insights to grow your project through a...

Design Thinking for Social Innovation

A crash course in the concepts and processes behind Design Thinking, including in-depth resources like relevant literature, media, and toolkits. This article also provides examples of Design...

Digital Fabrication

Digital Fabrication refers to different forms of modern manufacturing and fabrication, driven by computers.

Essential Skills for Innovation

All great projects start with an idea, but what happens next? This topic introduces principles and tools for managing money, teams, and more.

Fundamentals of Financing

This featured topic is one of the most critical in contributing to your ability to not only successfully launch but also sustain your venture.

Get Out There! Part One

Part One of a two-part series on learning how to connect to people with your message.

Get Out There! Part Two

Part Two of a two-part series on learning how to connect to people with your message.

Imagine Cup

Imagine Cup is an annual competition sponsored and hosted by Microsoft Corp. which brings together young technologists globally to help resolve some of the world's toughest challenges, through...

Inspiring Creativity in Yourself

In this topic we explore how you can actively develop your creativity.

Marketing for Social Ventures

This featured topic is designed to get you thinking about how to craft the right message in the right way to raise the profile of your venture and build a group of supporters.

Measure your Impact – Impact Analysis for your Venture

With the help of this month’s Featured Topic, you will be able to develop the skills and techniques necessary to evaluate and assess the impact of your organization. Impact Analysis is one of the...


This month our featured topic is Mentorship. In this featured topic, you will find books, articles, websites, videos, and more, to help you explore this incredibly valuable aspect of your...

Mindful Leadership

In this topic we explore how mindfulness can be pursued in the interest of better leadership.

Redefining Disability, Inclusion and Access

Explores various perspectives on disability. Highlights that disability is much more than a condition or diagnosis.


This month we are excited to present our featured topic on Sustainability. The purpose of this section of the TakingITGlobal online community is to provide meaningful knowledge that drives a...

Technology for Good

When thinking of launching your own social good project, it’s important to consider technology during the planning process – even if your idea itself is not about technology. The purpose of this...

The Next Five Years in Tech

TakingITGlobal's online community is home to many ideas that leverage technology to make a difference in countries around the world. In that spirit, this months Featured Topic summarizes what...

Using Technology to Enhance your Work

One of the reoccurring ideas in our Featured Topics has been using technology to innovate new ways of running your ventures. Whether we were using technology to rethink financing by giving you the...

Web Accessibility

Web accessibility is a part of inclusive design that means that people, particularly people with disabilities, are able to access information on a web site and use a web site effectively.