TakingITGlobal's mission is to empower youth to understand and act on the world's greatest challenges.
We use the power of online community to facilitate global education, social entrepreneurship, and civic engagement for millions of youth worldwide. Founded in 1999, our award-winning www.tigweb.org is the leading social network for global citizenship, bringing together over 400,000 members with more than 22,000 non-profit organizations across 13 languages. Our TIGed program serves over 3,200 schools in 136 countries with professional development, engaging lesson plans, and collaborative global projects.
Youth everywhere actively engaged and connected in shaping a more inclusive, peaceful and sustainable world.
Who We Serve
We serve youth primarily between the ages of 13 to 30 through:
What We Offer:
"TIG is an inspiration to other organizations - it leads by example with its dynamism and commitment to constantly exploring and implementing innovative ways of doing business, proving that it is possible for an organization to be successful and truly socially responsible, and by showcasing the passionate dedication and brilliance of young people who are, often thanklessly, making this world a better place for all of us."
TakingITGlobal has conducted a wide range of youth-focused research for a number of organizations, and has also contributed to the public policy process around certain thematic issues.
The mission of Staples Foundation for Learning is to provide funding to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that provide educational opportunities and job skills to all people, with a special emphasis on disadvantaged youth.