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 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.

Real Results: 5-Year-Old Haiti Earthquake Survivor Gets A Fresh Start

Alexandria, VA (January 12, 2010) - On January 12, 2010, a humanitarian catastrophe of unprecedented proportions hit Haiti in the form of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake.

Global Impact Reports Results of the Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund

Alexandria, VA (November 2010) - In response to the earthquake that devastated Haiti on January 12, 2010, Global Impact raised more than $600,000 to support the immediate relief effort and meet the long-term needs.

Habitat for Humanity International Joins Global Impact, Leader in Global Philanthropy

Alexandria, VA (March 9, 2010) — Global Impact, a leader in global philanthropy, announced today that Habitat for Humanity International will join its network of U.S.-based international charities.

Giving. Simplified. Global Impact Releases 2009 Annual Report

Alexandria, VA (December 4, 2009) - Global Impact, a leader in international philanthropy, announced today the release of the fiscal year 2009 Annual Report: "Giving. Simplified."

Global Impact Thanks Donors of the Global Impact Darfur Crisis

Alexandria, VA (December 2, 2010) - Global Impact raised funds through Fall 2010 to support the world's most vulnerable people in response to the humanitarian crisis in Sudan's western province of Darfur.

Renée S. Acosta to Speak at the Conference Board’s 2011 Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Conference

Alexandria, VA (May 25, 2011) - Global Impact President and CEO Renée S. Acosta, will be a guest panelist at The Conference Board's 2011 Corporate Citizenship & Sustainability Conference.

Charities @Work Tenth Annual Conference on Best Practices in Employee Engagement

Washington, D.C. (March 15, 2011) - More than 25 speakers from leading companies and organizations will present at the tenth annual [email protected] Conference on best practices in employee engagement.