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].

Stanley Berman, Global Impact, Selected as Virginia Business CFO of the Year

Alexandria, VA (July 2, 2010) - Stanley Berman, Certified Public Accountant and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Global Impact, was selected this month as a "CFO of the Year" in the nonprofit category, by Virginia Business magazine.

City of Seattle Employees Support Disaster Relief in Haiti, Chile

Alexandria, VA (May 4, 2010) - The City of Seattle, a Global Impact workplace giving partner, adopted legislation on March 15, 2010, that gives city employees the option of converting accumulated and unused vacation time to benefit the victims of the 2010 Haiti and Chile earthquakes.

Rescue. Repair. Rebuild. Earthquake Victims Receive Aid from Global Impact Partners

Alexandria, VA (January 22, 2010) -- In the wake of the earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Tuesday, January 12 and the aftershocks, Global Impact's corporate and local partners responded quickly and generously to help people affected by the earthquake.

DC Area Federal Employees Raise $66 Million for People and Communities in Need

Washington, DC (February 24, 2010) - Federal employees pledged a record-breaking $66 million to help people and communities in need through the 2009 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA).

April 7 Quake Triggers Tsunami Warning in Japan

Alexandria, VA (April 7, 2011 ) - A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck Japan on Thursday, triggering a tsunami warning for one prefecture.

Global Impact Thanks its Private-and Public-Sector Partners

Alexandria, VA (January 07, 2010)- Each year, Global Impact collaborates with our private- and public- sector partners to fulfill our mission of assuring help for the world's most vulnerable people.

Global Impact Ranked ‘164’ on Philanthropy 400

Alexandria, VA (October 27, 2010) - Global Impact, a leader in global philanthropy whose mission is to assure help for the world's most vulnerable people, announced it ranked '164' in The Chronicle of Philanthropy's 20th.

Global Impact Member Charities Provide Rapid Response to Pakistan Floods

Alexandria, VA (August 24, 2010) -The monsoon rains in Pakistan, which began on July 29, 2010, have caused Pakistan's worst flooding in nearly a century, leaving more than 13.8 million people affected and at least 1,600 dead throughout the northeast region the country.

OPM Recognizes Global Impact-Managed Combined Federal Campaigns for Leadership, Innovation and Record Funding for Charities

Alexandria, VA (July 1, 2008) — Global Impact, the Alexandria, Virginia-based not-for-profit, announced today that the two Combined Federal Campaigns (CFCs) it manages—the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) and the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA)—received a record outpouring of donations in 2007 to help fund charitable organizations and those they serve in the United States and around the world.

Global Impact Member Charities Rush Aid to Myanmar Cyclone Victims

Alexandria, VA (May 7, 2008) — Global Impact member charities are quickly assessing urgent needs and making plans to deliver relief supplies to the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma).