Global Impact continues to innovate to grow global philanthropy; launches six new regional High Impact Funds
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 18, 2018 – Global Impact, a leader in growing global philanthropy, today launched a new suite of regionally focused High Impact Funds to complement its already successful portfolio of 12 thematic funds. High Impact Funds provide donors a simple way to donate to critical humanitarian issues or regions and maximize their social impact. Global Impact’s thematic funds have raised nearly $500,000 for causes such as clean water, human trafficking and disaster relief—all with the aim of helping the world’s most vulnerable people.
For its six new funds, Global Impact selected 22 nonprofits doing exceptional work in Africa, Asia‑Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America from its alliance of more than 100 international charities. Charities range from global nongovernmental organizations to nonprofits working on a regional level, delivering critical services and supplies to those in need.
“Through these new regional High Impact Funds we are able to provide a convenient way for donors to support work in regions of the world they’re most passionate about, connecting them with respected charities working where they want to see their dollars go,” said Joseph Mettimano, Global Impact’s chief marketing and development officer. “It’s also an opportunity to highlight the great work of our Charity Alliance members and increase funding for these organizations through workplace giving campaigns, from corporations and directly from individuals.”
Global Impact’s six new regional High Impact Funds are:
- The Global Impact Africa Fund, providing critical support and humanitarian assistance to those living in this region. It brings together Africare, Amref Health Africa, World Bicycle Relief and Partners in Health.
- The Global Impact Asia-Pacific Fund, offering support for economic and social growth for the people of this region. It brings together American Himalayan Foundation, ChildFund International, Helen Keller International and MAP International.
- The Global Impact Europe Fund, focusing on stabilizing and supporting vulnerable people in this region. It brings together FINCA International, SOS Children’s Villages – USA and HIAS.
- The Global Impact Latin America and the Caribbean Fund, working to relieve chronic poverty by providing solutions to eradicate economic instability. It brings together Pan American Development Foundation, Project HOPE, Rise Against Hunger and SEE International.
- The Global Impact Middle East Fund, meeting the development and humanitarian needs of those in this region. It brings together American Near East Refugee Aid (ANERA), Humanity & Inclusion and Refugees International.
- The Global Impact North America Fund, helping to increase food security and support economic development in this region. It brings together Direct Relief, Habitat for Humanity, International Relief Teams and Save the Children.
The full suite of High Impact Funds can be accessed on Global Impact’s website, as well as workplace giving platforms such as Benevity and YourCause.
About Global Impact
Global Impact is a leader in growing global philanthropy. The organization builds partnerships and raises resources that help the world’s most vulnerable people by providing integrated, partner-specific advisory and backbone services; workplace fundraising and representation; campaign design, marketing and implementation for workplace and signature fundraising campaigns; and fiscal agency and technology services. Global Impact partners with hundreds of public and private sector workplace giving campaigns to generate funding for an alliance of more than 100 of the most respected international charities. Through strategic council and implementation support, Global Impact equips nonprofits, public sector and private sector organizations to achieve their philanthropic goals. The organization also leads national marketing efforts for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), and serves as Outreach Coordinator for the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA), the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) and three other CFC zones across the United States. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.8 billion to help the world’s most vulnerable people.