News & Press Releases

Global Impact reacts quickly to the evolving priorities of donors. Our expertise, business acumen and efficiency ensure that charitable gifts are used to address the most pressing problems facing the poorest and most disadvantaged people. For the latest information on the work we are doing to meet critical humanitarian needs around the world, see our current and archived press releases and news stories below.

Please direct all media inquiries to the attention of Global Impact Director, Marketing & Communications, Micaela Vivero at 703.717.5265 or email [email protected].

Cyclone Idai

CARE Cyclone Idai
Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique on Thursday, March 14, before moving on to Zimbabwe and Malawi, leaving disaster in its wake. Heavy precipitation and high winds caused rivers to overflow and led to flash floods and landslides. More than 750 are reported dead with thousands missing and search efforts still ongoing. 

World Water Day 2019

[email protected] Opens Registration for 2019 Employee Engagement Summit

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 21, 2019 Registration is now open for the 18th Annual [email protected] Employee Engagement Summit on June 12-13, 2019, in New York City. This two-day peer-to-peer event brings together corporate citizenship and employee engagement professionals to learn and network, share promising practices, discuss the latest trends, and create greater social impact together.
 

Best practices: recognizing campaign volunteers

Thank you by Pexel
As the holiday season comes to a close and campaigns wind down, now is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your accomplishments and recognize your campaign volunteers. Our Campaign Engagement team has provided some examples and recommendations for recognizing campaign volunteers: 
 
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Impact on the ground: SDG training with Microsoft

Group photo at Microsoft
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a framework for eradicating the largest humanitarian problems facing civilization today. They focus on three core elements: end poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change. The SDGs were unanimously ratified in 2015 by all 193 countries and they are considered the “world’s must-do list by 2030.” 
 

Building and maintaining an engaged Board of Directors

Chess pieces
Building and maintaining an effective and engaged Board of Directors can be challenging. It is helpful to have a structure for juggling the many relationships, meetings and other responsibilities. 
 

Findings of recently released 2018 Giving Global Matrix

Giving Global Matrix cover
During a Lunch and Learn with Global Impact and KPMG LLP on Dec. 18, 2018, JP Morgan Chase staff learned more about the steps to consider when pursing a corporate social responsibility plan and charitable endeavors around the globe.
 

Tips and tricks: making the most of your Charity of the Week feature

Charity of the Week one-pager
Every week, Global Impact features one charity partner as part of a Charity of the Week promotion. The selected charity is given a spotlight on our website and Benevity page with regularly posted content on our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn pages throughout the week. Here are some ways to make the most of your feature week while maximizing your coverage:
 

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