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The 2018 Global Good Fund Community Retreat in Switzerland

This trip meant the world to me and I cherished every moment. It's incredibly rare to be able to put a pause on everything going on and spend three days surrounded by such an exceptional group of people. I found the experience to be revitalizing, inspiring, and just epic ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 19, 2018


How To Create a Facebook Fundraiser

Thank you for helping us reach our Giving Tuesday goal:  $10 from 1,000 people! ___ Below are step-by-step instructions to help you set up your #DonateSmall Facebook Fundraiser. We tried to make it quick, easy and fun to help us. Let's get started! Just follow the orange arrows ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 12, 2018


What is #Giving Tuesday? What is #DonateSmall?

Last year, The Global Good Fund kicked off the holiday season with our Giving Tuesday campaign, coined #DonateSmall. THE CONCEPT:  We engaged people, particularly millenials, who were interested in donating to a cause, but may not have a lot to give. THE HOW:  Through Facebook Fundraisers, we showcased the ways ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 11, 2018


the global good fund/bridge to health partnership

By: Emma Forte Sczudlo (Project Coordinator, Bridge to Health)       I believe that partnerships create possibilities. Successful people did not rise to the top on their own. Innovation stems from collaboration between intelligent people. Some of the world’s most pressing problems – poverty, hunger, illness – can be solved by benevolent acts ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on June 26, 2018


GGF Without dad (hooks k. johnston III)

Written by: Allie Johnston    Ever since I can remember, I've always looked up to my dad. His leadership skills - as a co-parent, a husband, a venture capitalist, and a businessman - have always humbled and impressed me. Most memorable, though, was his seemingly insatiable desire to do good in the ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on June 8, 2018


welcoming our 2017 fellows to the global good fund alumni network

It's an exciting month here at The Global Good Fund as we celebrate the graduation of our 2017 Fellows. This brilliant group of 15 social innovators are spreading global good throughout their communities in Africa, South America, Asia, Europe and the U.S. From programs empowering people with disabilities ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on June 4, 2018


CARRIE IN COLOMBIA: PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE

Learning a new language is both a humbling experience, and a grand test of patience. In my work and at home, I’m the one setting the rules and managing expectations. When it came to living in a foreign country and speaking Spanish, I had no control, which really took ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on March 20, 2018


CARRIE IN COLOMBIA: MY FAVORITE 12 HOURS

I was picked up by Manolo, GGF's VP of Strategy, on the eve of February 2nd to attend a dinner with 100 people of whom I've never met.  It was like halloween- everyone was in costume to enjoy a pre-Carnaval feast. Barranquilla's Carnaval is one of Colombia ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on March 2, 2018


CARRIE IN COLOMBIA: MY FIRST DAY

I touched down in Colombia on Tuesday, 1/23 - the country I'd be calling home for the next month. The decision to embark on this journey was sparked by a desire to completely immerse myself and my children into new cultures.  With my husband, 2.5-year-old and 7-month-old in ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Feb. 20, 2018


PHIL MICHAELS, CO-FOUNDER & CEO OF TEMBO EDUCATION, TEACHES CHILDREN WORLDWIDE VIA TEXT MESSAGE

Growing up with a unique childhood, Phil Michaels realized that children are capable of achieving anything, regardless of socioeconomic status, as long as they believe they can. Providing an education in the most imperative years of brain development is crucial for a child to overcome obstacles and lead a fulfilled ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 17, 2017