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].

Ninth Annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit: New keynotes and last chance to join

Taking place on Sept. 6-7, 2017 at the Ronald Reagan Building & ITC in Washington D.C., the 9th annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit is expected to include more than 300 humanitarian and development professionals, 70 speakers and 25 exhibitors and partners during the two-day event. 

New series: Innovative employee engagement

Innovative employee engagement (April 2017 update)

Over the next several months, we will be following a unique engagement opportunity available to corporate partners through Global Impact’s charity partner, WaterAid. 

Connecting employees through film

Digital engagement is one great way to connect your employees to charitable causes.

World Humanitarian Day 2017

Tomorrow, on World Humanitarian Day, we come together to reinforce that civilians and aid workers caught in conflicts are #NotATarget. 
Worldwide, conflict is not just impacting the lives of the local people, but also those of the aid workers trying to care for people caught up in the violence. On Aug. 19, “we will raise our voices to advocate for those most vulnerable in war zones, and demand that world leaders do everything in their power to protect civilians in conflict.”

International Youth Day 2017

Tomorrow is International Youth Day. Recognized each year on Aug. 12, it provides a chance to recognize youth as agents of change and the key to a sustainable future. This year, the observance “… is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice and sustainable peace.”

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 2017

Sunday is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.

World Hepatitis Day 2017

Today is World Hepatitis Day. Observed annually on July 28 for the last 17 years, this observance was put in place by the World Health Organization in order to provide an opportunity to raise awareness about hepatitis, its treatment and prevention in hopes of lessening and ultimately ridding the world of the disease.

Tribal Tech, LLC in Partnership with Global Impact Awarded Combined Federal Campaign Contracts

Global Impact and Tribal Tech
ALEXANDRIA, VA, July 18, 2017 – Tribal Tech, LLC and subcontractor partner Global Impact have been awarded the first three task orders solicited under the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) newly revised program for the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) – the Federal Government’s annual workplace giving campaign.  The team will implement the National CFC Marketing Program for all Zones, along with the National Capital Area (Zone 32) and the CFC-Overseas (Zone 38) Outreach Coordinator Programs.  

Boy Scouts of America

This Charity of the Week, we’re featuring Boy Scouts of America’s Aloha, Far East and Transatlantic councils.
These councils support the development of youth in Hawaii, the Pacific Rim and Europe through character building, citizenship training and promoting mental and physical fitness. Learn more about each of these councils below.