Global Impact

Global Impact

1199 North Fairfax St., Suite 300
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 717-5214

Kathleen Lowenthal
Senior Director, Partner Solutions
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Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1956
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2011
Number of sponsored projects: 20

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
First $1 million 5%, $1million-$4 million 4%, more than $4 million 3%. Fee additions: Payments to vendors, contractors +1%; payroll processing and payment +2%; foundation outreach (financial documents, reporting) +1%; Model C fiscal sponsorship +1%; design and host online donation platform TBD based on specs.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum budget: $30,000/year minimum revenue threshold
  • Other: Global Impact’s mission is growing global philanthropy. We run projects that raise funds and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people. We are happy to support projects whose work fits within that broad mandate.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Health/nutrition
  • International development
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: Our services are especially relevant for non-U.S.-based charities looking to receive tax-deductible donations from U.S. donors (individuals, foundations and corporates). As a global charity, we are capable of receiving funds in 120 currencies, issuing tax receipts from multiple countries, and distributing funds in local currency worldwide.

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: Global Impact’s Advisory Services can augment fiscal sponsorship with fundraising, marketing and communications support so clients can fully utilize their U.S. status to raise awareness for their cause and funds from U.S. donors and concerned donors around the world.

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
  • Model F, Technical Assistance

Organization description:
Global Impact builds partnerships and resources for the world’s most vulnerable people. Serving both private sector and nonprofit organizations, we provide integrated advisory and secretariat services; campaign design, marketing and implementation for workplace and signature fundraising campaigns; and fiscal sponsorship and technology services. Global Impact equips private sector and nonprofit sector organizations to achieve their philanthropic goals by providing revenue diversification strategies, employee engagement programs, CSR strategies and custom philanthropic funds.