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].

Mobile Giving Made Easy Via CharityCall

Lake Forest, CA (October 6, 2009) - CharityCall is pleased to announce the launch of its new Smartphone and iPhone mobile giving technology. The new application is designed to simplify and accelerate charitable giving for the millions of Americans using web-enabled SmartPhones.

Partners in Health and Millennium Promise Join Global Impact’s Alliance of Internationally-Focused Charities

Alexandria, VA (February 22, 2011) - Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, announced today that it has selected Partners In Health and Millennium Promise to join its alliance.

Global Impact Annual Report Wins Magnum Opus Awards

Alexandria, VA (July 13, 2010) - Global Impact's 2009 Annual Report secured a Gold and Silver Award in this year's Magnum Opus Awards competition. The 7th Annual Magnum Opus Awards, sponsored by ContentWise in conjunction with the Missouri School of Journalism, are the leading custom media awards program recognizing excellence in editorial, design and strategy for organizations using print and online publications as well as social media in their content marketing efforts.

Global Impact Taps Lindi Harvey to Lead the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area

Alexandria, VA (August 11, 2010) - Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world's most vulnerable people, recently announced a new addition to the senior management team. Lindi Harvey, an innovative leader whose professional achievements span both the public and private sector, will serve as Executive Director of the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA).

Federal Employees Raise Record Amount For People in Need

Washington, DC (May 6, 2009) - Federal employees in the Washington, DC area stepped up and pledged more than $62.7 million to people in need through the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA) in 2008, making it the largest campaign in the history of the CFC program.

Global Impact Reappointed to Manage Two of the World’s Largest Workplace Giving Campaigns

Alexandria, VA (February 28, 2011) - Global Impact announced today its reappointment to manage two of the world's largest workplace giving campaigns: the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area.

Global Impact Launches Relief Fund to Provide Critical Aid to Japan

Alexandria, VA (March 23, 2011) - In response to the devastation caused by the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March, Global Impact established the Japan Relief Fund.

Global Impact President and CEO Renée Acosta Presents International Philanthropy Trends at Global Washington Conference

Redmond, WA (November 29, 2010) - Global Impact President and CEO Renée Acosta spoke to members of Washington’s global development community about trends in international philanthropy while attending a conference in Redmond, WA on November 16.

International Corporate Philanthropy Day

Alexandria, VA (February 15, 2011)- On February 28, 2011, the corporate giving community, led by Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy (CECP), will observe International Corporate Philanthropy Day (ICPD), an advocacy day intended to inspire businesses around the world to engage in philanthropy.

The American Himalayan Foundation Joins Global Impact’s Alliance of U.S.-Based International Charities

Alexandria, VA ( September 29, 2010) - Global Impact, a leader in global philanthropy whose mission is to assure help for the world's most vulnerable people, recently announced that The American Himalayan Foundation joined its alliance of 58 U.S.-based international relief and development charities.

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