There are more than 250 million adolescent girls living in poverty in the developing world. By giving one of these girls a chance, you start the girl effect.
Facebook is not a typical company and it didn't want to give its clients a typical holiday gift. Instead, it decided to show its commitment to giving-back by sending GlobalGiving gift cards. True to its mission, Facebook let its friends decide how the company's charitable contribution was allocated.
In 2010 Pepsi took a break from advertising during the Superbowl and awarded $20 million to people doing good across the US. Anyone in the US could submit an idea, and every month Pepsi awarded 30-60 grants to the ideas with the most public votes. As the grant administrator, GlobalGiving ensured high standards of due diligence, grantmaking and monitoring of funds.
When an earthquake struck Japan in March 2011, Gap Inc. used its wide reach to help support recovery efforts, engaging its consumers and employees.
Combining action with awareness, National Geographic is using GlobalGiving's API to create an easy way for web visitors to support projects in conservation, energy, environment, and society and culture.
The Cummins Foundation utilizes GlobalGiving as its grants management partner to vet international community partners, manage the grantee review and disbursement relationship, and provide program expertise on international grantmaking.
Employee volunteerism has always been an important component of HP's culture. One way HP recognizes its employees who volunteer is to reward them with electronic GlobalGiving gift codes. The reward codes allow employees to increase their impact in cause areas that are important to them, often creating a cycle of volunteerism and employee donations with key NGO partners around the world.
LivingSocial's business model is all about discovering local opportunities. During their “12 Days of Giving," the company donates 1% of proceeds from twelve days in December to charity. Donations from US sales are distributed to US nonprofits and funds from non-US markets are contributed to selected projects on GlobalGiving.org.
GlobalGiving's partnership with YourCause helps us further our mission and reach, getting the largest amount of funds possible to our nonprofit partners by making it easy for donors to find and contribute to our partners' programs.
Enabling human potential — that's the ultimate benefit of technology and the driving force behind everything Dell does. Dell believes that with access to the right tools and skills people, organizations, and communities can achieve just about anything.
Liquidnet is the global institutional trading network, a financial marketplace that has found its match in GlobalGiving's marketplace for good. Liquidnet uses GlobalGiving custom-branded gift cards to help create a culture of giving among its various stakeholders.
JustGiving is a UK-based website that makes it possible for people to fundraise for a cause – a marathon, walkathon, birthday, or just because. By using GlobalGiving's API, JustGiving users now can raise funds for more than 500 projects from the GlobalGiving UK website, covering causes around the world.
Starting with the Japan earthquake in early 2011, Hilton Worldwide rallied its team members and customers to donate to disaster relief and recovery via GlobalGiving. The response has been inspiring.
With more than 130 channels in 210 countries and territories, and over 4,000 employee on five continents, the company and its employees have interests all over the world. Each year Discovery distributes customized electronic GlobalGiving gift cards to its employees around the world as a holiday gift from the company's CEO.
GlobalGiving has been working with the Ford Motor Company Fund since 2007. GlobalGiving manages Ford's international grant application process, identifies and vets potential grantees, works one-on-one with international Ford grant staff, and disburses grant funds.