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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].

Five Tips from the NTEN Conference

Global Impact team at NTEN
Cassie Call, Global Impact’s campaign marketing director, attended the annual Nonprofit Technology Conference last month in Portland, Oregon. She shared with us her experience at the event: 

How photos create a personal connection to employee giving

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From videos and speaking opportunities to trainings and simulations, there are a variety of interesting and engaging ways to involve your employees in workplace giving and help them feel connected to your company’s philanthropic endeavors. However, there’s another, more efficient way to form that connection that often goes overlooked – photographs.

How to improve inclusivity in the workplace

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The workplace continues to evolve, and now more offices have an increasingly diverse staff. With this shifting dynamic, how do you ensure that everyone is treated equally, stays involved and continues to feel like a valuable part of the company? Here are some solutions from a couple of our charity partners:

Tips & Tricks: Selecting photos for the Charity Alliance Portal

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It’s time to update your marketing materials in the Charity Alliance Portal (CAP)! Visual materials like photographs are essential to effective marketing. But when you select the materials you want to showcase, do you ever ask yourself what makes a good photo? 
When selecting photos to upload in CAP, keep these tips in mind to ensure that we’re able to create the most compelling marketing materials as possible:

Global Impact book club

Book clubs create a unique opportunity to engage both remote and in-person employees and encourage them to interact with each other, discuss current events and learn more about issues affecting our global community. We invite you to join in our book club by sharing, reading and discussing these books as a group with your employees. 

ET Weekly - Patricia Heaton travels to Rwanda

Patricia Heaton

Patricia Heaton recently travelled to Rwanda with our charity partner World Vision to bring clean water to families living there. On this segment of Entertainment Tonight, she shares her experiences and an inspiring story of one family that found peace through tragedy.

[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

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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

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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.”