We have brought together a broad set of partners to catalyze a global market for ideas, information, and money that democratizes aid and philanthropy. Without these partners, we would not exist today. All of us share a collective purpose of enabling people with great ideas for improving their communities and the world at large to get the support they need to make them happen. Each partner contributes in a different way:
These organizations collaborate with GlobalGiving and help entrepreneurs and nonprofits access training, funding and other key resources.
These organizations help GlobalGiving source and vet well run, high-impact projects around the world.
These organizations are helping GlobalGiving build a scalable infrastructure that will enable donors to connect projects worldwide.
We cross-promote projects, products, and services with these organizations.
Provide us with strategic, legal, and communications advice.
Provide us with technology products or services free of charge or at a special discount.
Filantrofilia is a Mexican nonprofit social rating organization whose mission is to maximize the impact of philanthropy in Mexico through the rating, evaluation, professionalization, promotion and channeling of donations to nonprofit organizations.
Youth Service America improves communities by increasing the number and the diversity of young people, ages 5 to 25, serving in substantive roles. Through campaigns, grant programs, resource development and training opportunities, YSA promotes a global culture of engaged youth committed to a lifetime of service, learning, leadership and achievement.
The Social Impact Exchange is a national membership association dedicated to building a capital marketplace that scales proven solutions to improve the lives of millions.
Affordable Grants helps nonprofit organizations secure funding by providing affordable, professionally written grant proposals on their behalf. They understand what funders are looking for, and how to effectively present key information to them. Affordable Grants works with organizations on any budget, and go out of their way to assist nonprofits in finding funds.
The Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI) was established by the Results for Development (R4D) Institute in 2010 to accelerate innovative health initiatives by informing and connecting program managers, funders, researchers, and policy makers who strive to create better health markets for the poor. Operating through a global network of partners coordinated by R4D, CHMI is the world's largest freely accessible web platform on programs improving access to quality, privately delivered health care.
CSO Partners believes that the path to inclusive growth in India is active participation of a wide variety of players, especially civil society organizations (CSOs). By engaging at various levels with diverse groups, including governments, corporate bodies and individuals, CSO Partners seeks to: mobilize resources and enhance the effectiveness of CSOs; facilitate support services for CSOs and promote the culture of accountability and transparency in CSOs.
Geneva Global was created by donors for donors. Geneva Global works for thoughtful donors who insist upon results from the money they give. We provide independent research, insightful advice, and grant management so our clients can invest where their giving will change the most lives.
Give India's mission is to promote efficient and effective giving that provides greater opportunities to the poor in India.
Give to Colombia is a US-based umbrella organization that creates, promotes and facilitates alliances among international donors and Colombian social organizations. Its mission is to become the most professional, transparent and effective means for grant making to Colombia, by promoting alliances and generating innovative and scalable solutions.
Global Grassroots, a 501(c)3 non-profit, offers training in social entrepreneurship and investment in grassroots social change projects to advance women's well being worldwide.
GreaterGood South Africa is an online nonprofit giving marketplace that allows businesses and private individuals to make a meaningful contribution to development work in South Africa.
Hands On Network brings people together to strengthen communities through meaningful volunteer action. We are a growing network of more than a half million volunteers changing communities inside and outside the United States. Hands On Network creates and manages nearly 50,000 projects a year, from building wheelchair ramps in San Francisco to teaching reading in Atlanta, to rebuilding homes and lives in the Gulf coast communities.
IPA is dedicated to creating and evaluating innovative solutions to global poverty and policy problems. We believe that action based on rigorous evidence will accelerate eradication of global poverty.
IMC is an apolitical, nonsectarian international relief and development 501(c)3 organization working in 22 countries around the globe.
The Near East Foundation is celebrating 90 years of helping the people of the Middle East and Africa build the future they envision for themselves. NEF is about equality, partnership and ensuring that those with whom they work gain power over their situations. Thus NEF builds capabilities, communities, and friendships.
The Open Society Institute (OSI), a private operating and grantmaking foundation, aims to shape public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform. On a local level, OSI implements a range of initiatives to support the rule of law, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, OSI works to build alliances across borders and continents on issues such as combating corruption and rights abuses.
The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education and the alleviation of poverty. The Rotary Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.
Synergos is an independent nonprofit organization. Its mission is to work with partners to mobilize resources and to bridge social and economic divides to decrease poverty and increase equity.
The Unreasonable Institute is a mentor-intensive acceleration program for entrepreneurs tackling social and environmental problems. Each year, Unreasonable unites 25 entrepreneurs from every corner of the globe to live under the same roof for six weeks in Boulder, Colorado. These entrepreneurs receive training from 60 world-class mentors, ranging from the co-founder of Google.org to an entrepreneur who's lifted over 24 million farmers out of poverty. In the process, they form relationships with 30 investment funds, receive legal advice & design consulting, and pitch to hundreds of investors and partners in San Francisco and in Boulder. Check out this 3-minute trailer to get an inside peak!
The Whole Planet Foundation represents a significant expansion of Whole Foods Market's mission to actively participate in our communities. With more than 200 stores, we now have the scale and scope to give back to the global community. The creation of this foundation directly connects Whole Foods Market customers, the general public and Team Members (employees) to the villages in developing countries that supply us with products. Establishing these community partnerships will contribute to the economic well being of the communities where we source products. Please join us in the fight against poverty by empowering those who are in it through entrepreneurship.
The Foundation: The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, established in 1926 in Flint by an automotive pioneer, is a private philanthropy committed to supporting projects that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society.
The Relationship: The Mott Foundation provided critical support for building the original globalgiving.org technical infrastructure.
The Foundation: David and Lucile Packard believed America to be the home of a unique type of organization dependent upon private funding and volunteer leadership. Together, universities, national institutions, community groups, youth agencies, family planning centers, and hospitals constitute a great American tradition that complements government efforts to focus on society's needs. The David and Lucile Packard Foundation was created in 1964 by David Packard (1912-1996), the co-founder of the Hewlett-Packard Company, and Lucile Salter Packard (1914-1987). Throughout their lives in business and philanthropy, the Packards sought to use private funds for the public good, giving back to a society which enabled them to prosper.
The Relationship: The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is supporting GlobalGiving's work leveraging philanthropy to address climate change.
The Network: Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm dedicated to harnessing the power of markets to create opportunity for people to improve their lives. Established in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam, the organization invests in innovative organizations to catalyze economic, social, and political change.
The Relationship: Omidyar Network has provided funding to GlobalGiving to assist in building scalable infrastructure for viral marketing, open access, and additional donor channels.
The Foundation: The Rockefeller Foundation supports work that expands opportunity and strengthens resilience to social, economic, health and environmental challenges—affirming its pioneering philanthropic mission since 1913 to promote the well-being of humanity.
The Relationship: The Rockefeller Foundation has funded GlobalGiving's effort to place beneficiary feedback at the center of its own monitoring and evaluation efforts. Through the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project, GlobalGiving partner organizations are learning how their constituents view their work, GlobalGiving is learning more about the performance of its network of organizations, and other development practitioners are learning about a promising way to cost-effectively assess impact of development initiatives.
The Foundation: The Sall Family Foundation makes grants primarily in the areas of education, health and nutrition, and conservation.
The Relationship: Because of the Sall Foundation's key support in the earliest stages, GlobalGiving was able to invest in infrastructure that will enable us to scale our international giving marketplace.
The Foundation: The Skoll Foundation's mission is to advance systemic change to benefit communities around the world by investing in, connecting, and celebrating social entrepreneurs. Social Edge, an online community sponsored by the Skoll Foundation, connects social entrepreneurs and other thought leaders, engaging them in dialogue and discussion and promoting information sharing and learning.
The Relationship: The Skoll Foundation has provided funding to GlobalGiving to assist in building a scalable infrastructure that enables many donors to support the work of social entrepreneurs around the world.
The Organization: The Global Development Alliance (GDA) mobilizes the ideas, efforts, and resources of governments, businesses, and civil society by forging public-private alliances to stimulate economic growth, develop businesses and workforces, address health and environmental issues, and expand access to education and technology.
The Relationship: GDA's partnership with GlobalGiving offers an opportunity to help create a new marketplace and through it, to enhance the impact of GDA's foreign assistance investments.
The Foundation: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation makes grants to address the most serious social and environmental problems facing society, where risk capital, responsibly invested, may make a difference over time. The Foundation places a high value on sustaining and improving institutions that make positive contributions to society.
The Relationship: The Hewlett Foundation has made it possible for GlobalGiving to expand our partner base, enabling us to scale our efforts to increase employee giving to international projects. The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation makes grants to address the most serious social and environmental problems facing society, where risk capital, responsibly invested, may make a difference over time. The Foundation places a high value on sustaining and improving institutions that make positive contributions to society. The Hewlett Foundation's grant made it possible for GlobalGiving to expand its partner base in its efforts to increase employee giving to international projects.
The Foundation: The WK Kellogg Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to apply knowledge to solve the problems of people. The founder, W.K. Kellogg, the cereal industry pioneer, established the Foundation in 1930. Since its beginning, the Foundation has continuously focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities, and institutions to solve their own problems.
The Relationship: Kellogg provided funding to enable GlobalGiving to pilot employee giving programs. This effort was successful and has led to a significant expansion of this capability.
The Company: Action Now+Network is a dynamic social justice education portal that inspires visitors to learn about the compelling issues dominating our lives today and to take action with organizations that offer collaborative solutions. It is a free site for all users. The Action Now+Network founding principle is that each one of us has the ability to make a difference.
The Partnership: Action Now+Network joins Global Giving in a common goal: to encourage the education and involvement of the public to become responsible stewards of our planet, and to inspire others to make the world a better place.
The Company: A-HA-DESIGN makes inspirational, affirmation jewelry and accessories to empower and renew the soul and help people discover the vast power within them to fulfill their highest levels of achievement in all aspects of their lives. And, as we are all interconnected, we will then initiate a more positive, healing power for the benefit of the entire world. The jewelry and accessories serve as stimuli for positive reinforcement.
The Partnership: A-HA-DESIGN has partnered with GlobalGiving by linking to its website to support the company's vision of self-empowerment and helping others. A-HA donates 10% of net sales revenue to GlobalGiving and allows its customers to choose which projects their 10% will be donated to.
The Company: The concept of alonovo.com is to provide an intelligent, informed online shopping experience for the powerful consumer demographic. By directly integrating trusted Business Social Responsibility ratings coupled with a large, competitive array of products (from Amazon) into a visually compelling and simple user experience, we have started to redirect consumer spend. Our mission is to catalyze a constructive relationship between an informed marketplace demand and the business supply chain. This will help accelerate a 'race to the top' among businesses that are working to balance people, planet and profit.
The Partnership: The GlobalGiving-alonovo.com community generates between 6% and 8% commission for each purchase through the Alonovo/Amazon shopping cart.
The Company: At Barefoot Books USA, LLC we celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts. Taking our inspiration from many different cultures, we focus on themes that encourage independence of spirit, enthusiasm for learning, and sharing of the world's diversity. Interactive, playful and beautiful, our products combine the best of the present with the best of the past to educate our children as the caretakers of tomorrow.
The Partnership: Barefoot Books USA, LLC will send a percentage of its yearly proceeds from Little Leap Forward sales to Building Schools for China's Earthquake Victims, a project on GlobalGiving.
The Company: Bok Choy Apparel is an apparel and accessories company founded in San Francisco, California, dedicated to promoting and fostering local community artists, organizations, and causes through the distinctive artwork and designs featured in its various apparel lines.
The Partnership: Bok Choy Apparel, in association with the Chinese Culture Center in San Francisco, California, will donate proceeds from the sales of a t-shirt line designed to support survivors of the Sichuan Earthquake in 2008 through the GlobalGiving China Recovery and Rebuilding Fund.
The Company: Welcome to Brain Train Academy, a personal and professional development training company dedicated to inspiring positive change in your life. Based in Edinburgh, we are Scotland's leading NLP Practitioner, NLP Master Practitioner NLP Business Practitioner and Hypnotherapy Diploma Certification providers. We are licensed by the global provider, the Society of NLP and the British Institute of Hypnotherapy/Psychotherapay(BIH).
The Partnership: We plan to sponsor the 'Dazzling stone Home for Children' Sirukalathur, Kundrathur, Chennai-69, Tamilnadu 600069, India, and help them reach their Remaining Goal to be Funded.
The Company: Cheapflights partners with major airlines and small agencies, offering 4 million unique deals a day. Travelers can search by date or select better deals if they're flexible on time.
The Company: Cramster is a global online study community that fosters learning in Math, Science, and Engineering subjects.
The Partnership: Members who contribute to the Cramster community are eligible to earn karma points that can be redeemed for rewards, including a donation to a GlobalGiving charity project of choice.
The Company: The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) offers what no one else can: an exclusive focus on leadership education and research and unparalleled expertise in solving the leadership challenges of individuals and organizations everywhere. We equip clients around the world with the skills and insight to achieve more than they thought possible through creative leadership.
The Partnership: CCL has provided generous scholarshipsfor training the top leadership of GlobalGiving over the years. One of the co-founders attributes her personal decision to create GlobalGiving as an outcome of her training to "think and act beyond the boundaries that limit our effectiveness.
The Company: The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is an international advisory, coaching, and training organization that provides sustainable development tools and strategies to public and private sector clients.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving and CSE are collaborating in support of CSE's IEMA Accredited Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Workshop in New York City in December 2010. The workshop will equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to apply CSR strategy and sustainability initiatives within their fields. Register for this unique event here.
The Organization: Introduced by Congress in 1998, the Denali Commission is an innovative federal-state partnership designed to provide critical utilities, infrastructure, and economic support throughout Alaska.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving is working with the Denali Commission to develop and implement a dynamic and innovative 'marketplace' for economic development. To be launched in late 2005, this competitive forum will provide native Alaskan artists with an opportunity to highlight their talents and needs, and a chance to win significant financial support through prize money.
The Company: DAI provides social and economic development solutions to business, government, and civil society in developing and transitioning countries.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving has assisted DAI in the creation of its first and only employee giving/matching program by developing a customized website for DAI employees. Donations made by employees to projects are matched by the company.
The Company: Energy-Guru enables global adoption of renewable energy. It provides free competitive quotes /bids / estimates to consumers and business for their renewable energy projects like Solar, Small-wind, Geothermal or Biomass. Consumers and corporations driven to reduce energy costs and global warming, please submit your free quotes / bids / estimates request today to take advantage of free service offering from Energy-Guru.com or through email email@example.com or 001(703)272-3504.
The Partnership: Energy-Guru.com appeals to GlobalGiving users and partners to reach out to us and we appeal to Energy-Guru.com users to leverage GlobalGiving for fulfilling socially responsible cause.
The Company: Exquisite Safaris is the pioneer in private, luxury, philanthropic travel worldwide. The Exquisite Safaris philanthropic mission is to include a visit to a humanitarian outreach project into every private, luxury, guided safari, tour and expedition we operate. The resulting personal introductions create cross cultural friendships that generate trust, respect, and generous donations that have funded grassroots humanitarian projects worldwide.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving is pleased to support Exquisite Safaris in its effort to connect philanthropic travelers with great humanitarian projects around the world.
The Company: First Choice Relocation is a family owned and operated long distance moving service provider offering a variety of moving related resources. They utilize a winning combination of the most accountable and experienced professional staff, along with all of the latest technical innovations and time-tested methods, to raise the industry standard to perfection. They dedicate themselves to being the most respected one-stop-shop for all of your moving needs.
The Partnership: First Choice Relocation has partnered with GlobalGiving in an effort to donate directly a portion of the proceeds from every long distance household move they service in the United States. They are also committed to promoting these causes by encouraging their expanding customer base to assist in personal donations of their own.
The Company: FunAdvice is an advice website that is unique in that it wants to help make the world a better place through improved cross-cultural understanding and greater religious tolerance. Through the site, individuals are able to get advice on any issue, so long as it's a positive one. And with sites launched in the US, India, the UK and China, the site aims to promote worldwide respect, tolerance and human rights.
The Partnership: FunAdvice and GlobalGiving want to work together to make the world a better place by promoting respect, tolerance and human rights. Through cross-linking from each website, this important message can reach a greater number of people.
The Company: GCN supports Giving Circles in making their contributions more meaningful via networking, leveraging of resources, and enhancing the impact of their charitable donations. Giving Circles - a form of shared giving and social investment networking - is a growing trend in philanthropy whereby community organizations established by individuals are seeking to have greater involvement in the giving process. By supporting Giving Circles and other forms of shared giving, GCN hopes to ultimately enable more resources to be mobilized for charities and enhance the experience and quality of giving.
The Partnership: GCN and GlobalGiving seek to support one anothers' missions.
The Company: The Giving Store went live September 2008 with an online store where all-natural, eco-friendly, and/or handcrafted items can be purchased with 10% of the retail price donated to the shopper's choice of 13 non-profits. Finally a place to shop and make a difference by giving the greatest gift of all: a donation.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving is happy to work with The Giving Store in its efforts to assist its customers in donating to charitable causes.
The Organization: Since 2003, GBSN has been a leader in promoting management education as a critical component in successful international development strategies. GBSN is fostering a network of emerging business leaders who are committed to using the power of business to create a better world. The next generation of skilled managers will have a positive impact on society throughout their professional careers and beyond.
The Partnership: GBSN mobilizes member schools in support of various GlobalGiving and GlobalGiving partner organization projects. GBSN's member schools benefit from the ability to give students the opportunity to support real-world solutions to global problems. GlobalGiving and its partner organizations benefit from the energy and expertise of students and faculty at GBSN's member schools.
The Company: This international development networking site and webzine provides a space for knowledge exchange, where people from around the world can meet to share their experiences and insights, and work together to solve global problems. Four times a year the GlobalUR site publishes an interactive webzine with a particular focus on a global issue and best practices for solving the issue. The site also offers development exchange for events, job postings and development programs.
The Partnership: Global Giving supports Global UR in its efforts to facilitate the sharing of insights and experiences to solve global issues and make the world a better place.
The Company: inRESONANCE, Inc. (iR) is a strategic productivity partner determined to apply our expertise for the benefit of schools and nonprofits in the pursuit of their missions. Our suite of intelligent, open, and customizable database solutions brings control and flexibility to key operations - fundraising, constituent management, admissions, and registrar - with the simplest user interface on the market. We are committed to sustainability, the sharing of resources, and the artful use of technology.
The Partnership: inRESONANCE is part of the nonprofit world and considers it our honor and our duty to give back and collaborate with other good efforts. We are proud to be a part of Global Giving. We invite our employees, clients, and friends to join us in supporting high-impact, grassroots efforts to fund and promote community-based social and environmental projects around the world.
The Company: Since its inception in 1989, JK Group's mission has been to provide its clients with the most comprehensive, technologically advanced and cost-effective solutions to corporate philanthropic programs. JK Group currently works with 175 of some of the largest and most recognized companies in America, and annually disburse over $420 million in charitable contributions.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving and JK Group work together to ensure that their joint customers can easily integrate GlobalGiving custom giving websites and projects into comprehensive workplace giving programs.
The Company: Justmeans is the world's leading source of information and connections for people doing business better.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving is pleased to support Justmeans in its efforts to provide information and opportunities for socially conscious businesspeople.
The Company: Kike Calvo, an award-winning photographer and bilingual journalist who specializes in shooting open water in developing countries, is using GlobalGiving to give back to the places he's visited. Kike has linked his photography career and passion for the environment with international philanthropy, donating a percentage of the proceeds from his HABITATS show in Zaragoza, Spain to the GlobalGiving project in India, Assist women regenerate degraded natural resources.
The Partnership: Kike is working with GlobalGiving to inform individuals inspired by his photography about how they can help projects around the world.
The Company: Magazines with a Mission connects socially conscious consumers with the magazines they love and charitable causes they support through a unique shopping experience at www.MyMagazineSubs.com. MyMagazineSubs.com donates 10% of each subscription purchase to the charity of the customer's choice, at no extra cost. Support GlobalGiving by purchasing your magazines at MyMagazineSubs.com!
The Partnership: MyMagazineSubs.com offers magazine subscriptions to socially conscious consumers. We donate 10% of each purchase to GlobalGiving when the customer chooses GlobalGiving from our list of charitable partners. The donation comes at no extra cost to the customer.
The Company: We link donations of business and household items/materials with the wish-lists of nearby nonprofits that can provide pick-ups or accept drop-offs. We serve the US, Canada and beyond. It's great for you, for charities, and it keeps useful goods out of over-flowing landfills, so it's great for the environment!
The Partnership: GlobalGiving often receives inquires from donors about donating tangible items to one of our projects. Through the partnership with Matter of Trust, GlobalGiving can recommend to donors an excellent organization to donate their tangible goods to.
The Company: The NALA‚Äôs services help local businesses bridge old line advertising to the online world of banner ads, email campaigns, video and mobile/text advertising. In addition, NALA offers member benefits, health discounts and a national and local charity program. NALA has created a strong emphasis on partnering with charities across the U.S. and Canada, by giving their members the ability to participate in National Charity Drives all year.
The Partnership: NALA supports Global Giving by encouraging, educating and engaging their members, the thousands of local businesses throughout the country, in charity giving and awareness.
The Organization: The Nashville Neuromuscular Center is a manual therapy facility in Tennessee relieving physical pain by restoring proper posture and biomechanics through massage therapy and corrective exercise.
The Partnership: Nashville Neuromuscular Center is focused on helping people to help themselves. And by partnering with GlobalGiving, they offer others an opportunity to do the same.
The Organization: One Shared World is a campaign to raise awareness and generate dialogue about global poverty and what Americans can do to help tackle it.
The Partnership: One Shared World is partnering with GlobalGiving to offer its constituents alternative gift-giving options for Mother's Day and other occasions.
The Organization: OneWorld.net, an online hub for individuals & organizations, publishes U.S. and international perspectives on global issues gathered from its NGO partners and provides outreach and support to U.S.-based nonprofit organizations.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving is a OneWorld partner and its work is featured on the OneWorld site.
The Organization: OSTH Financial is a brokerage firm. We buy and sell stocks, bonds and options. In addition, we buy mutual funds to help diversify our clients' portfolios and to help our clients maximize their potential. What sets OSTH Financial apart from our competitors is we educate our clients so they can make sound investments.
The Partnership: OSTH Financial has partnered with GlobalGiving to donate a portion of the interest payments from our suppliers and investors money market accounts to GlobalGiving.
The Organization: PeaceRiot is a clothing company dedicated to raising money for victims of war through the sale of fun fashions and accessories. Ten percent of every sale is donated to relief efforts in the Middle East, and other proceeds are used to sponsor local events educating youth about victims of war. Whether a new-age peace lover, a punk-rock rioter, or just a fashionista who cares, PeaceRiot has the perfect shirt or necklace for everyone.
The Partnership: PeaceRiot supports GlobalGiving projects in the Middle East by linking to GlobalGiving from its website. GlobalGiving supports PeaceRiot's unique approach to raising awareness of and support for relief efforts in the Middle East.
The Organization: Poverty Sucks Clothing (P.S.) aims to provide the highest/best quality clothing and apparel products to our customers at the lowest prices possible while working to combat poverty. We take great pride in our company, our commitment to customer service and in our products we sell. Our goal is to impact our communities & the world in a positive way and look good doing it!
The Partnership: Poverty Sucks Clothing has partnered with GlobalGiving through its website registry tool to contribute to various grassroots projects in the U.S. and throughout the world. Poverty Sucks Clothing will donates 10% of net sales revenue to GlobalGiving and allows its customers to choose which projects they will donate to.
The Organization: Sister Cities International is a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network creating and strengthening partnerships between US and international communities in an effort to increase global cooperation at the municipal level, to promote cultural understanding, and to stimulate economic development. Sister Cities International leads the movement for local community development and volunteer action by motivating and empowering private citizens, municipal officials, and business leaders to conduct long-term programs of mutual benefit.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving has been selected to develop a website to be launched in conjunction with Sister Cities' 50th anniversary in summer 2005. This site will feature projects sponsored by members of the Sister Cities Sustainable Development Network (SDN) and youth programs, allowing supporters to give to SDN projects around the world. GlobalGiving will process all donations through the customized site.
The Company: SharkStores is The Deal a Day With Integrity. SharkStores is a growing network of sites that offer daily deals on deeply discounted jewelry, watches, and male accessories. SharkStores boasts unbeatable prices, stellar customer service and a dedication to philanthropy.
The Partnership: SharkStores ran a successful social media campaign through which they promoted GlobalGiving and donated to a GlobalGiving project--the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund--for every new 'Like' on their Facebook page.
The Partnership: somibo.com encourages all of its users to get involved in GlobalGiving projects. somibo.com donates 5% of all of its revenue to GlobalGiving projects.
The Company: somibo.com: the soul, mind and body connection is your resource for ratings and reviews of health and wellness related businesses and your connection to the wellness community.
The Partnership: Snagfilms.com lists projects and donation options from GlobalGiving.org related to the topics of individual documentaries on the majority of its films' pages, thus making the connection between finding, watching, snagging, and supporting even easier for viewers. Not only can viewers enjoy films about issues they care about, but they can also give directly to the causes they support through GlobalGiving's project links.
The Company: SnagFilms is committed to finding the world's most compelling documentaries, whether from established heavyweights or first-time filmmakers, and making them available to the wide audience these titles deserve. SnagFilms.com is both a website where you can watch full-length documentary films for free and a platform that lets you 'snag' a film and put it anywhere on the web. With a library of 250 films that is rapidly growing, you're bound to find films that resonate with your interests. Snagfilms.com makes it easy for you to find a film that shines a light on a cause you care about. You can then open a virtual movie theater on any web site, so any one can watch your favorite SnagFilms for free.
The Organization: www.SpinCrystals.com is an online retailer of a novelty device called a SpinCrystal -- a sun catcher with a twist: there is a holographic 'crystal' in the center that spins with the slightest provocation. If light strikes a SpinCrystal when it spins, it creates a dazzling display. Invented in the US, each one is hand-crafted with loving care.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving and SpinCrystals are working together to make SpinCrystals a charity-minded business with the mission to 'make some profit, not too much, donate the rest.' Every purchase of a SpinCrystal includes a donation to projects here at GlobalGiving.
The Organization: Founded in 2002, Sustainable Travel International (STI) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, dedicated to providing education and outreach services that will lessen the toll that travel and tourism takes on the environment and local cultures. STI's mission is to promote sustainable development and eco-friendly travel by providing programs that help travelers and travel-related companies protect the environmental, socio-cultural and economic needs of the places they visit, and the planet at large.
The Partnership: STI and GlobalGiving are collaborating to enable direct-to-project travel philanthropy, so travelers can give back to the cultures and environments they have visited. Together, STI and GlobalGiving are supporting the work of entrepreneurial leaders making travel more sustainable around the world.
The Company: Tourism Development International (TDI) is a 100% women and minority owned small business founded in 2000 in Washington, DC. Our mission is to contribute to poverty alleviation with profitability in three ways: 1) through our work in research, planning and consulting on sustainability issues in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors; 2) by donating time and profits to address poverty alleviation in the projects we do around the world; and 3) by donating money and time to global causes that we believe in. TDI has completed projects in over 20 emerging countries around the world. TDI is increasing awareness and engagement in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors towards alleviation of poverty with profitability.
The Partnership: TDI and GlobalGiving are collaborating to enable clients, industry partners, friends and supporters of TDI to donate to tourism specific projects at GlobalGiving. TDIs web site, blog, and Facebook group will have a specific function that will allow visitors to donate directly to these pre-selected tourism projects.
The Organization: TuPatrocinio.com is a free and direct meeting point for companies and individuals to connect with NGOs and other private organizations seeking sponsorship and partners. TuPatrocinio.com is part of Grupo Intercom (GI) a Spanish company specializing in the development of leading, profitable and innovative Internet businesses. Grupo Intercom was founded in May, 1995 in Barcelona , and has launched more than 25 leading Spanish language Internet based businesses.
The Partnership: TuPatrocinio.com provides GlobalGiving with online advertising and promotion within the TuPatrocinio platform. Together, TuPatrocinio and GlobalGiving are exploring ways to connect social entrepreneurs around the world with donors in Spanish speaking countries.
The Organization: The Universal Strength Foundation's mission is to protect the environment, improve global health and enhance living standards for all. Universal Strength integrates philanthropy into the sale of its products, events and services. A portion of the revenue from each sale is donated to charities and organizations that work to improve global conditions. Universal Strength aims to be a transformational business leader using a model that is guided by the priority of social responsibility.
The Partnership: Universal Strength donates 20% of its earnings to GlobalGiving from its partner programs and sales of Universal Strength merchandise. GlobalGiving assists Universal Strength in selecting projects to support.
The Company: The German company up-filmproduction produces up4change.tv, an online multimedia platform that helps NGOs and grassroots projects fundraise. With their videos, video blogs and audio slideshows the filmmakers and videojournalists Dr. Petra Dilthey and Uli Schwarz give an opportunity for a better understanding between donors, beneficiates and project leaders.
The Partnership: up-filmproduction provides GlobalGiving with videos and other multimedia content from different projects, which they embed in their website and cross link. They also promote GlobalGiving on our platform up4change.tv.
The Company: World Pulse is a media enterprise covering global issues through the eyes of women and is dedicated to listening to and broadcasting the unheard voices and innovative solutions of women worldwide. They produce World Pulse Magazine and PulseWire, an interactive community newswire where women can speak for themselves to the world and connect to solve global problems.
The Partnership: World Pulse is a media partner to GlobalGiving; we have shared content and in 2010 hope to extend our partnership to include field reporting from World Pulse correspondents.
The Company: The practice of Caplin Drysdale is aimed at minimizing their clients' tax liabilities without compromising the ethical principles that are essential to the integrity of the tax system. They have earned a reputation among clients for mastering the complex and ever changing tax laws and for finding well-conceived, innovative solutions to tax problems.
The Partnership: Caplin Drysdale has guided, offered advice, and represented the GlobalGiving Foundation since its inception.
The Company: Goodwin Procter is one of the nation's leading law firms, with a team of 650 attorneys serving clients through offices in Boston, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. The firm is a hard-driving, entrepreneurial and dynamic group, working tenaciously for clients whose problems and challenges they treat as their own. Goodwin Procter's mission is to help clients achieve success by developing and delivering innovative solutions to complex legal problems.
The Partnership: Goodwin Procter provides pro bono legal services and consulting to GlobalGiving.
The Company: Hot Studio is a cutting edge, high-service design firm based in San Francisco that works across all media - including print and interactive.
The Partnership: Hot Studio has helped GlobalGiving with the design of our website.
The Company: The country's second largest agency brand as ranked by Advertising Age, Leo Burnett USA is the flagship office of Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc., a global network of over 200 operating units including a variety of specialty marketing services and 94 full-service advertising agencies in 82 countries. Leo Burnett Worldwide is a wholly owned subsidiary of Publicis Groupe. Leo Burnett USA helps build many of the world's most valuable brands, including McDonald's, Disney, Procter & Gamble, Marlboro, Altoids, Kellogg, Nintendo and the U.S. Army.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving is the nonprofit partner of Leo Burnett through its Packaged Good pro bono initiative. GlobalGiving was selected from a pool of nearly 400 diverse public service organizations that submitted proposals to work with the agency. Through Packaged Good, Leo Burnett will leverage the full force ofthe agency's assets to help define and grow the GlobalGiving brand with the goal of increasing funding for projects in the GlobalGiving network.
The Company: Paper Plane is a graphic design firm in San Francisco specializing in corporate identity, print communications, and the overall visual culture of a company. Jennifer Olsen, Creative Director of Paper Plane, has won numerous design awards for her work for HP, the TED Conference, Ariba, and Chronicle Books.
The Partnership: Paper Plane designed the GlobalGiving logo and created GlobalGiving's look and feel, which is used in collateral, advertising, and online.
The Company: Social Symmetry is a management consultancy that helps organizations identify strategies and implement tactics that help them drive positive, sustained, measurable social impact. Its team of 'Social Impact Consultants' serves a wide variety of organizations across the public, private and nonprofit sectors, and operates on the philosophy that an organization can be efficient, productive and responsible.
The Partnership: Social Symmetry is providing discounted strategy and consulting services to GlobalGiving in the area of product development.
The Company: Stone Yamashita works with leaders and CEOs who want to harness change to reinvent their companies or accelerate business growth. They help clients discover the rare ideas that will advance their purpose, staying at their side to execute deeply in areas that speed change. They also work with clients to instill the courage of leadership in their organizations, and teach the skills to let them, and their teams, sustain greatness from within.
The Partnership: Stone Yamashita worked with GlobalGiving founders to develop its vision, mission, values, business plan, and funding strategies.
The Company: Wilmer Hale offers unparalleled legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of our clients. We practice at the very top of the legal profession and offer a cutting-edge blend of capabilities that enables us to handle deals and cases of any size and complexity. With a heritage that includes our involvement in the foundation of legal aid work early in the 20th century, we have consistently distinguished ourselves as leaders in pro bono representation.
The Partnership: Wilmer Hale has guided, offered advice, and represented GlobalGiving since its inception.
The Company: Adobe Systems: One of the largest software companies in the world, Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. Content built and optimized with Adobe products is everywhere you look, from websites, video games, and smartphones, to televisions, tablets, and beyond.
The Partnership: GlobalGiving is pleased to use a number of Adobe products, provided free of charge, to design our website and marketing materials, and generally look cool.
The Company: Atlassian is an Australian software company specialising in collaboration and development tools. Atlassian's mission is to build a different kind of software company - one that listens to client needs, values innovation in development and solves customer problems with brilliant simplicity.
The Company: For more than a quarter century, Dell has empowered countries, communities, customers and people everywhere to use technology to realize their dreams. Customers trust Dell to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more at home, work, school or anywhere in their world.
The Partnership: Dell has provided GlobalGiving with laptops, servers, and other products that help ensure our reliability and productivity.
The Company: DeepTrawl is an application for Windows / Mac which allows web designers & developers at all levels to find & fix website errors.
The Partnership: DeepTrawl's technology helps GlobalGiving find and fix errors on our website.
The Company: ej-technologies develops sophisticated Java tools designed to help programmers make the most of their own applications. With its focused expertise in the areas of performance and deployment and a strong support for open source initiatives, ej-technologies is developing the next generation of enterprise application development tools.
The Partnership: ej-technologies has generously donated a site-wide license to GlobalGiving for JProfiler.
The Company: FAMFAMFAM provides numerous icons for use free of charge under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 License. These icons are the work of Mark James, a part-time web developer, part-time student currently living in Birmingham, UK.
The Company: Octazen is the leading provider of contacts importing, invitation and viral distribution technologies used in many emerging and well established Web 2.0 companies, social networks and promotional sites throughout the world.
The Partnership: Octazen has generously provided free licenses to GlobalGiving for their Contacts Importer.
With the power of Podio, our simple web-based CRM platform our team can effectively work together from anywhere, to escape email overload, alleviate document chaos and much more. Get structured with Podio's easily modified workspaces and apps, so you and your team can work the way you want to.
The Company: Salesforce.com is the worldwide leader in on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) services. More companies trust their vital customer and sales data to salesforce.com than any other on-demand CRM company in the world.
The Partnership: The Salesforce.com Foundation has generously granted GlobalGiving free access to their flagship CRM product.