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].

Global Impact CEO Scott Jackson Featured in Voices of Global Health Blog Series

Alexandria, VA (July 24, 2012) – In a recent posting of Voices of Global Health, Scott talks about his passion for global health, his work in Washington state's innovative global health community and how a young girl named Rose left an indelible mark on him.

Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas Recognized by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Alexandria, VA (July 13, 2012) — Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, announced today that the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) has been awarded the National CFC Innovator Award and three of the campaign’s representatives have been awarded CFC Hero Awards from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area Recognized by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Alexandria, VA (July 13, 2012) — Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, announced today that Lieutenant Commander Michael Edwards and Mr. Edward Gingold received the CFC Hero Award from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) for their efforts as campaign workers for the 2011 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA).

Global Impact Announces Accelerator Fund Grant Recipients

Alexandria, VA (July 9, 2012) – In 2011, Global Impact announced the creation of its Accelerator Fund, a $600,000 matching fund for internationally focused humanitarian charities. The Accelerator Fund is designed to assist charitable organizations launch or expand fundraising initiatives and programs that address or meet human needs and create sustainable change.

Global Impact Announces Strategic Merger with The Consulting Network

Alexandria, VA (July 5, 2012) – As part of an expanding portfolio of services Global Impact provides to charities and corporations, the organization has acquired The Consulting Network (TCN) to form a new consulting group, the Global Impact Consulting Network. This new division of Global Impact was launched on July 1.

Global Impact Announces Officers of the Board

Alexandria, VA (July 2, 2012) – Global Impact today announced its newly elected volunteer leadership team of the Board of Directors. Accepting three-year terms as Officers are Mr. Steve Polo (Chair), Ms. Nancy A. Kelly (Vice Chair) and Mr. James B. Kanuch (Secretary/Treasurer).

Global Impact Holds BBB Accredited Charity Status for Seventh Year

Alexandria, VA (June 20, 2012) – Global Impact is proud of its Seal Holder Status from the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance for the seventh straight year. This accreditation is a result of meeting all 20 standards of charity accountability, governance and oversight.

Global Impact Examines International Giving Trends, Releases 2012 Environmental Assessment

Alexandria, VA (June 11, 2012) – Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, released its 2012 Environmental Assessment. The study examines the current philanthropic landscape and underlying market conditions that affect domestic and international giving trends.

Global Impact and Give.mobi Announce Launch of Mobile Fundraising Platform: GiveNetwork

Alexandria, VA (April 22, 2012) – Global Impact announced today the launch of an innovative fundraising platform: GiveNetwork, a mobile application designed to support a retailer’s cause campaigns or disaster relief efforts. The cost to a retail location is less than $50 per year.

Global Impact Announces Results of 2012 Employee Engagement Survey

Alexandria, VA (April 11, 2012) – Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, announced today the results of its 2012 employee engagement survey. Global Impact raises funds for critical humanitarian needs around the world.

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