Follow up on the Global Good Fund

SeeLevel HX + GGF for #DonateSmall 2019

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement, founded in 2012 by New York's 92nd Street Y + the United Nations Foundation, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform communities and the world. We ran our first Giving Tuesday campaign, coined #DonateSmall, three years ago, to showcase how a ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 21, 2019


A Veteran's Guide to Starting a Business: 5 tips from successful entrepreneurs

The road to and through entrepreneurship isn't easy. It's not supposed to be. We read too much about billion dollar companies that seemingly come out of nowhere and grow to be overnight successes. Our 2019 Veteran Fellows sponsored by Smithfield Foods know this story all too well. Below ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 8, 2019


Military Spouses: An Untapped Network of Talent

By: 2019 Veteran Fellow sponsored by Smithfield Foods, Laura Renner, Founder of Freedom Makers Growing up as an Army brat, I saw my mom struggle with finding work when we moved from duty station to duty station. When I grew up and joined the Air Force, I saw friends and ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Nov. 7, 2019


The Art of Building Virtual Culture

By: 2018 Fellow, Kiron Chandy, CEO & Co-Founder of Consult Your Community “You know how culture at a firm is defined with some bland adjectives but in actuality is shaped by every single person at that firm? You feel it most in your immediate team.” That was one of the ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Oct. 18, 2019


Our Core Values

These five core values embody our culture, spirit and dedication to doing what’s right. They keep us aligned and help us make decisions about everything from the Fellows we serve to the staff we hire.  -- JOIN FORCES.  Change begins with one person, one donation or one idea, and together ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Oct. 8, 2019


Women in Leadership Roles

By: 2019 Fellow, Hyasintha Ntuyeko, Founder of Kasole Secrets, LTD.   Gender shouldn’t be a factor in whether or not a person can be a great leader. A person's leadership abilities should depend on their individual strengths and personality traits. That being said, discrimination remains present in the workplace ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 20, 2019


The 17 Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals, set forth by the United Nations, are a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all by 2030. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, health, gender equality and climate. These Goals interconnect, and it's important to ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Sept. 19, 2019


serving those who served

By: Jonathan Toms, Associate Manager of Charitable Initiatives, Smithfield Foods, Inc. In June 2019, the United States achieved the lowest veteran unemployment rate since 2001 of 3.2 percent, an accomplishment that Smithfield Foods is proud to be a part of. As a company passionate about producing good food the ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on Aug. 9, 2019


representation matters: recruiting a diverse board

By: Kimberly Lewis, President & CEO at Goodwill Industries of East Texas 2018 Fellow sponsored by the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation  Social entrepreneurs have many responsibilities in managing their operations, and one of the primary tasks is to establish a Board of Directors.  In many cases, the board is typically ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on July 11, 2019


Smithfield Donates $400,000 to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs

For the second year in a row, The Smithfield Foundation, philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, will contribute $400,000 to provide 10 veteran entrepreneurs with The Global Good Fund Fellowship to invigorate their leadership and accelerate their social impact. Learn more about the 2019 Veteran Fellows here. Veterans bring unique ...

Posted by globalgoodfund on July 8, 2019