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].

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: 
 
Western Region

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:
 

Global Impact highlights achievements of 2018 through annual report

2018 annual report
In the last fiscal year, Global Impact continued to work closely with nonprofit, private and public sector entities helping them achieve their fundraising, philanthropic and corporate social responsibility goals. 
 

Sunda Strait tsunami

Oxfam America
A tsunami that hit on Dec. 22 along the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia has left at least 426 dead, 7,000 injured and 12 missing. More than 40,000 people have been evacuated.  

GLOBAL FUND FOR CHILDREN: Raising India’s Boys to Demand Girls’ Rights

Two boys and a girl look at the camera.
In recent years, reports of brutal attacks against women and girls in India have made headlines, bringing attention to an issue that has deep roots in Indian society.
 
Most violence occurs within families: husbands, fathers, and brothers feel legitimized by India’s traditional culture of gender discrimination.
 

GLOBAL FUND FOR CHILDREN: "We must teach young people about dreams." – Rosilla’s Story

A girl smiles at the camera
“My name is Rosilla, and I come from Samburu County. I’m going to share my story.”
 
Editor’s Note: Rosilla is from the Samburu tribe, a pastoralist community in northern Kenya. When she was just nine years old, her father sold her into marriage in exchange for eight cows. She was forced to undergo female genital mutilation. Today, at age 16, she is free, in school, and thriving at the top of her class. 
 
This is Rosilla’s story in her own words. 
 
Rosilla at age 16.
 

Scott Jackson on creating social impact

Global Impact CEO Scott Jackson was featured in Philanthropy University's recurring guest blog series.

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