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February 21, 2017
Growfund Launched as New Employee Benefit for Holistic Financial Wellness Packages
Global Impact
Employee benefits advisors team up with charitable giving experts to integrate employee giving with financial planning opportunities in the workplace – Global Impact and AFS 401(k) Retirement Services today announced a partnership to equip corporations with holistic employee engagement and financial wellness programs … More

November 22, 2016
Global Impact Receives Grant to Expand Growfund
Global Impact
Grant supports informed, intentional and generous giving strategy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Global Impact has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further expand awareness and development of Growfund, its revolutionary donor-advised fund (DAF). Growfund is a charitable giving platform that allows individuals to create … More

October 4, 2016
Global Impact’s Growfund Offers New Options for Employee Giving Campaigns
Corporate Philanthropy Report
Companies with employee giving campaigns have a new option to offer their workers that provides the advantages of a donor-advised fund without some of the drawbacks. Growfund, a program offering by Global Impact, allows workers to contribute to personal accounts that can be invested, saved or donated anytime, just like a typical DAF. More

September 21, 2016
Global Impact Partners with CEO Connection to Help Middle Market Companies Engage Employees with Growfund Strategic Giving Tool
Global Impact
Best practice employee engagement and donation tools now offered affordably to mid-market companies – Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people, today announced a new partnership with CEO Connection to make Growfund available to its members. CEO Connection is the only membership organization in the world exclusively for CEOs …More

August 16, 2016
Save the Children Partners with Growfund to Provide Donors with Access to Strategic Philanthropy
Global Impact
Partnership Provides the Growfund Community with Access to a New Fund and Save the Children Donors Access to a New Way to Give – Global Impact, the leader in growing global philanthropy, announced today a new addition to its partnership with Save the Children. More

August 11, 2016
Can everyone be a philanthropist?
Devex
Private sector players are at a “critical nexus,” with a greater role to play in global development efforts than ever previously thought possible. “We’ve thought normally of generosity and philanthropy as being tax deductible … More

July 13, 2016
Global Impact Expands Growfund Connecting Donors to 800,000-Plus Charities
Global Impact
Enhanced Search Capabilities and Charity Reports Powered by GuideStar Help Donors Make Informed Investment Decisions – Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people, today announced new search capabilities for Growfund users to find current information about more than 800,000 charities … More

June 20, 2016
Informing and Inspiring the Next Generation of Strategic Donors
Philanthropy News Journal
Global Impact has put a lot of energy into answering several important questions: How can we democratize philanthropy and put the same tools that major philanthropists have into the hands of every person … More

June 14, 2016
Live from DC, it’s Devex World
Devex
Today, more than 300 organizations will gather at The Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C., for Devex World. Organizations from xPrize to Uber, Cordaid to Oxfam, Malala Fund to Omidyar Network will be there, along … More

June 8, 2016
Discussing Philanthropy & New Funding Models at Devex World 2016
LinkedIn Article by Global Impact President and CEO Scott Jackson
The Devex World conference is just around the corner on June 14, 2016, in Washington, DC. I’m honored to be a part of the luminaries panel talking about new funding models. I hope to see many of you there since this is a great platform for the global development community. I’m very passionate … More

March 16, 2016
Growfund Aims to “Democratize” Philanthropy
Devex
On Tuesday, Global Impact launched Growfund, a new platform aimed at “democratizing” philanthropy by giving donors of any income level access to a tool commonly used by foundations and wealthy givers: the donor-advised fund. … More

March 15, 2016
Global Impact Democratizes Philanthropy Through Growfund
Global Impact
A Donor-Advised Fund with No Minimum for Investment – Global Impact, whose mission is to build partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people, today announced the launch of Growfund—an online, community-based charitable giving platform. Growfund is a donor-advised fund that operates like a personal foundation … More

January 28, 2016
Gen X and Millennial Women: Ready to Give in More Meaningful Ways
Philanthropy News Digest
Over the past couple of decades, baby boomers have been the lifeblood of charitable giving in the U.S., their rock-steady giving fueling nonprofits’ efforts to make a difference in the world. While aging boomers continue to play an outsized role in charitable giving, research tells us their giving levels will start to decline … More

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