Global Impact

Charitable Ventures for Greater Giving

aka Global Impact   |   Alexandria, VA   |  http://www.charity.org

Mission

Global Impact builds partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people. We serve as a trusted advisor, intermediary and implementing partner across the private, nonprofit and public sectors. Through these partnerships, we have raised nearly $2 billion for causes such as disaster relief and global development. Our expertise includes fundraising and partnerships, employee engagement and corporate social responsibility (CSR), and finance and business services. Learn more at charity.org.

Ruling year info

1983

President and CEO

Mr. Scott Jackson

Main address

1199 North Fairfax Street Suite 300

Alexandria, VA 22314 USA

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Formerly known as

International Service Agencies

EIN

52-1273585

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

Philanthropy / Charity / Voluntarism Promotion (General) (T50)

Management & Technical Assistance (T02)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Fundraising and Partnerships

Global Impact provides nonprofits a variety of services to help boost revenue and visibility. Services include planning and pipeline development, strategic positioning, campaign design and implementation, strategic operations and execution, and fiscal sponsorship.

Population(s) Served

Global Impact offers private and public sector clients a range of services that enhance employee giving and increase social impact. Services include corporate philanthropy strategy, employee giving and engagement, disaster response and employee assistance, and program management.

Population(s) Served

Global Impact provides services aimed at supporting an organization’s operational efficiency and augmenting its capacity so that it can realize its goals. This suite of strategic, technical and transactional services includes sustainability planning and organizational effectiveness, outsourced financial administration, investment fund advisory and administration, Global Impact’s no minimum contribution donor-advised fund (Growfund), and corporate donor-advised funds.

Population(s) Served

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Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Estimated number of funding dollars secured for the sector

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Type of Metric

Input - describing resources we use

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Figures include all funds raised & revenue generated across all lines of business (Form 990). Majority of funds, net of expenses, are distributed to other charities.

Number of entities served by expertise

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Population(s) Served

No target populations selected

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Includes Charity Alliance and Partner Solutions clients.

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Mission: Global Impact builds partnerships and resources for the world's most vulnerable people.

Vision: Global Impact is the leader in growing global philanthropy.

Our goal is to increase global philanthropy and social impact through charitable ventures. Through these partnerships, we bridge the gaps to support the private, nonprofit and public sectors--fitting the pieces of the philanthropic puzzle together to inspire greater giving.

Global Impact builds partnerships and raises resources for the world's most vulnerable people. The organization works with private, nonprofit and public sector partners to inspire greater giving and offers a continuum of integrated services including fundraising and partnerships, employee engagement and corporate social responsibility (CSR), and finance and business services.

Global Impact works with hundreds of public and private sector workplace giving campaigns to generate funding for the global impact alliance of as many as 100 international charities. 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 seven other CFC zones across the United States.

Since 1956, global impact has generated nearly $2 billion for causes such as disaster relief and global development.

Global Impact's team maintains an impressive array of fundraising, management, accounting, marketing, communications, technology and training skills. Global Impact maintains a network of corporate and nonprofit partnerships, enabling effective and efficient donor-to-beneficiary options for raising, receiving and distributing funds.

Global Impact has achieved the following:

• Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal Holder, for meeting all 20 standards for management and governance, 2005 - present.
• OPM Innovator Award, received 24 times for innovation in implementing the Combined Federal Campaign.
• Center for Nonprofit Advancement 2018 Board Leadership Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership of nonprofit Boards of Directors in the Washington metro area.
• Great Nonprofits 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award.
• Center for Nonprofit Advancement 2016 Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman EXCEL Award for President and CEO Scott Jackson, which recognizes leadership achievement in the areas of innovation, motivation, community building, ethical integrity and strategic leadership.

Over the course of six decades, Global Impact has earned a reputation as a leader helping to shape the world of global philanthropy and creating charitable ventures for greater giving. Global Impact takes a collaborative approach to philanthropic solutions to help determine our clients' needs, develop a solution and then serve as an execution partner. Our breadth and depth of experience in fundraising and partnerships, employee engagement and corporate social responsibility (CSR), and finance and business services is the foundation for growing global philanthropy.

• Since its inception in 1956, Global Impact has raised nearly $2 billion to address issues like disaster relief and global development.
• In fiscal year 2019, Global Impact raised $15.9 million from donors for its Charity Alliance partners, and influenced or raised $127 million to benefit people in need around the world.
• Global Impact’s alliance of approximately 100 leading international charities provides donors with an effective and efficient way to make a difference on a global scale.
• Global Impact represents its Charity Alliance in hundreds of public and private sector workplace giving campaigns.
• Global Impact served 33 fiscal sponsorship and 16 advisory services clients in fiscal year 2019, helping the nonprofit, private and public sectors with their fundraising and philanthropic goals.
• Global Impact works with well-known companies such as Hilton Worldwide, Cisco and UnitedHealth Group, and some of the most respected international nonprofits, including CARE, World Vision, Doctors Without Borders and UNICEF USA.
• In 2019, Global Impact is leading national marketing efforts for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and serves as Outreach Coordinator for nine CFC zones around the world, including the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (2003-2012, 2016-2019) and the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (1996-2019).
• Global Impact has an administrative and fundraising expense ratio of 12.3%, a small fraction of the 35% deemed acceptable by the Better Business Bureau.
• Global Impact undergoes three audits each year from its CPA firm, Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, and has received a clean opinion every time.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Global Impact

Board of directors
as of 2/6/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Steve Polo

OPX

Timothy Bloechl

Quantum Research International

James Kanuch

Tate & Tryon

Nancy Kelly

Health Volunteers Overseas, Inc.

Joseph Crupi

No Affiliation

Peter Grant

Anchormark Holdings, LLC

Stan Harrell

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

M. Mouctar Diallo

Medicine360

David Wu

San Diego Zoo

Edward Zellem

No Affiliation

Scott Jackson

Global Impact

Kenneth Schaner

Schaner & Lubitz, PLLC

Kathryn Compton

World Vision US

Carol Rieg

SAIC

Steve Polo

OPX

Sarah Kambou

International Center for Research on Women

Anita Whitehead

KPMG

Tracey Burton

Target Corporation

Veena Jayadeva

Guardian Life Insurance

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes