Making A Difference® Blog

The Institute of Transformational Philanthropy releases a weekly Making a Difference® blog highlighting the current state of philanthropic giving in the United States and abroad. The Institute’s blog showcases the work that The Institute is doing with nonprofit leaders worldwide—highlighting the meaningful and impactful philanthropic work that is being done in their communities.

The Institute of Transformation Philanthropy is also excited to provide opportunities for other philanthropic leaders to feature their blog posts on The Institute’s blog. Guest bloggers will be given the opportunity to speak at Institute events throughout the year. Guest blogs may include, but is not limited to, philanthropists of the day, members of the ITP Hall of Fame, and individuals who engage in impactful acts of philanthropy (both giver and receiver) in their communities as well as those working in the philanthropic field.

If you are interested in becoming a guest blogger, please call 773.772.2402 or email or submit your blog submission to for review.


  • Making A Difference®: The World of Giving – Remembering our military on Memorial DayMemorial Day.  What does it bring to mind?  Summer’s arrival?  Some people, including myself, believe that many have forgotten the meaning of this holiday.   Memorial Day is an important day on which to remember what has been done by so many to protect this country and others around the world.  Memorial Day started in […]
  • Halloween and Trick or Treat for UNICEFHalloween is known for candy, costumes, magic and fun – but giving? Since 1950, “Trick or Treat for UNICEF” has raised more than $170 million to help children around the world.  For over 60 years, this program has been helping kids help kids in small easy ways that make a large global impact. UNICEF, the […]
  • Making A Difference® for Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOctober is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Many people call it “Go Pink for October”, supporting those affected by the breast cancer by wearing pink, donating money, getting involved to start or join a fundraising event, or volunteer to help educate women about breast […]
  • Making A Difference® During Fruits and Veggies More Matters MonthThe last week of September marks the end of Fruit & Veggies—More Matters Month. It’s a time to think about what you have been eating and consider whether you’re getting enough fruit and vegetables on a daily basis. More importantly, pay attention to what your children are eating. The childhood obesity rate in America has […]
  • Making A Difference® During National Suicide Prevention WeekThis year marks the 39th Annual National Suicide Prevention Week, from September 8-14th.  It is a week to reflect and to reach out to people close to you that are going through a rough time in their life.  People suffering from mental anguish that can lead to suicide may avoid speaking about their pain or […]



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