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].

Partner Release: Philanthropy University Launches New Tech-Enabled Capacity-Building Platform for Global South Nonprofits

Philanthropy University aims to strengthen the impact of 5,000 local organizations in the Global South by providing free online courses, online communities and access to capital.

Global Impact Launches Growfund for Giving Circles to Unlock Greater Collective Giving for Social Impact

Custom version of Growfund charitable giving platform leads the shift in philanthropy by offering an easy-to-use and affordable Donor Advised Fund with community sharing features

American Eagle Outfitters and Global Impact partner to provide disaster relief

American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) recently partnered with Global Impact to assist victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico and the earthquake in Mexico—both of which took place in September 2017. American Eagle Outfitters, with retail outlets, employees and customers in the affected areas, acted quickly after these natural disasters to provide financial assistance and clothing to those in need.  
 

December International Observance Days

International observance days, like Universal Children's Day or Giving Tuesday, can be great tie-ins with your campaign and offer a way to motivate employees to give. Consider incorporating these days into your campaign and promote Global Impact’s High Impact Funds on the corresponding days. Download the complete 2017 list and other campaign materials here.

#ORGinAction: Global Impact Helps Organizations Make a Difference Around the World

#ORGinAction is a recurring series by the Public Interest Registry that highlights how organizations who trust the .org domain are using it to anchor their communication, networking and advocacy efforts online. The Public Interest Registry is a nonprofit organization that exists to serve the public interest online. It was created by the Internet Society, originally to manage .org domains.

Global Impact Taps Luis Guardia as New Chief Business and Financial Services Officer

ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 29, 2017 – Today, Global Impact President and CEO Scott Jackson welcomed the organization’s new Chief Business and Financial Services Officer Luis Guardia. With 25 years of experience, Guardia brings significant expertise to the already strong executive team at Global Impact where he will lead internal financial administration, external financial services and asset management programs.

Philanthropic Disruptions: Everything and the Kitchen Sink

Global Impact Partner Solutions Senior Director Brandolon Barnett writes: 

"Nonprofits and philanthropy are, of course, no more immune than anything else to the cascading forces of “disruption” in modern-day American society. Whether through technology or the convergence of previously siloed activities into integrated platforms, the impact of these forces—which includes new ways in which technology enables us to work and give—is causing shifts across the charitable landscape that are shaping new donor behaviors and trends.

Corporate Disaster Response: Balancing Urgent Short-Term Needs with Long-Term Recovery Efforts

In a recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation blog, Global Impact’s Acting Managing Director of Partner Solutions Kathleen Lowenthal writes:
 

November International Observance Days

International observance days, like Universal Children's Day or Giving Tuesday, can be great tie-ins with your campaign and offer a way to motivate employees to give. Consider incorporating these days into your campaign and promote Global Impact’s High Impact Funds on the corresponding days. Download the complete 2017 list and other campaign materials here.

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