Vaccine distribution: There’s good news and bad news

It’s probably a cliché to say, “I can’t believe that was only a year ago,” but in all seriousness, when I reflect on 2021, I feel distant from how my life was at the beginning of the year. In some ways, the day-to-day looks the same. I still work remotely, wear a mask in public […]

Trends you need to understand to fundraise for the future

person looking ahead with a telescope

The Global Impact team has spent the past 18 months helping our partners and peers respond and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have frequently issued findings and updates on the status of philanthropy throughout the pandemic, including tips for fundraising in a more open USA, insights for the future of fundraising events and a […]

Fighting for gender equality on International Women’s Day

A woman in Niger wearing a headscarf and mask looking forward.

This month we celebrate International Women’s Day! The history of this observance began in the early twentieth century, when National Women’s Day was initially founded in the United States. However, this global movement couldn’t be contained by one country’s borders. As women continued to fight for better work conditions and suffrage around the world, it […]

Gates Philanthropy Partners: A beacon of hope for the vulnerable

Bill Gates talking with health professionals.

Like many of us, my family is attempting to adjust to a new normal – working from home with a spouse, children, and pets; wondering when we might be able to buy toilet paper or hand sanitizer; buying groceries to prepare for most or all meals at home; and otherwise aiming to reduce or completely […]