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Welcome to INDY Week's 2015 Give!Guide.

How does it work?

This program helps fund and promote local nonprofits by encouraging year-end giving. The aim is to instill the annual-giving habit in Triangle residents, especially those under the age of 36.  This year’s selected organizations are of various sizes and hail from all corners of the Triangle.

Why donate through G!G? Incentives! Local businesses have joined with us to provide cool gifts like chocolate, pizza, coffee, shot glasses, burgers, tickets, dog treats, and more to donors, depending on the amount donated. 

Triangle donors who give more than $1,000 will receive a prize package hand-delivered by INDY Week staff.

On select “Give Days” everyone who donates $25 or more is automatically entered to win prizes.

See individual nonprofit pages for ADDITIONAL prizes and matches supplied by the organizations and their business partners.

To help motivate giving by younger donors, the Triangle Community Foundation has stepped up with $5000 for friendly competitions. The organization in each category raising the most from donors 35 years or younger will receive an additional $1000.  Also focusing on the younger sect, is The Steve Schewel/Duke Sanford School of Public Policy Award celebrating great work performed in the nonprofit sector by a person under the age of 36.

***No donation necessary to enter the drawings for the big give days. To enter without making a donation, simply send an email to with your contact information.

2015 Donations

Category Total
Arts and Culture $4,336.50
Environment and Animals $4,396.00
Health and Wellness $5,600.00
Human Services and Social Action $5,847.00
Youth and Education $1,980.00
2015 Grand Total: $22,159.50