Global Impact Honored with 2018 Board Leadership Award

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 23, 2018Global Impact has been recognized by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement as a recipient of their 2018 Board Leadership Award. The award recognizes outstanding leadership of nonprofit Boards of Directors in the Greater Washington area, including the role boards play in building and sustaining successful organizations.

“On behalf of the entire Global Impact Board of Directors, it is a privilege to be able to support such an innovative and dynamic organization,” said Steve Polo, board chair of Global Impact. “It is an honor to receive this award, and it will serve as encouragement to Global Impact’s board, leadership, and staff to continue the amazing work they are doing to grow global philanthropy and help the world’s most vulnerable people.”

“We are delighted to deliver the 2018 Board Leadership Award to Global Impact, a solid organization with exceptional and innovative governance practices,” said Glen O’Gilvie, CEO of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.

Global Impact will participate in two Board Leadership Award Webinars hosted by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement to share best practices revealed in this year’s competition. The webinars take place on Aug. 22, 2018 and Sept. 25, 2018, and there is no cost to attend. “We are honored to have Global Impact among our network of high performing organizations and look forward to the inspiration and opportunity the 2018 best practices webinars will provide for all nonprofits,” added O’Gilvie.

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement’s 2018 Board Leadership Award is presented by CohnReznick with additional support by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and BoardSource. The Award was first presented in 2011, and the selection committee consists of distinguished members of the business, philanthropic and nonprofit community in the Washington, D.C., area.


The Center for Nonprofit Advancement is the first association in the country created for nonprofits and has been serving the Greater Washington area since 1979. Today, the Center interacts with thousands of nonprofits through training programs, award competitions, insurance benefits, group buying programs and communications. Monitoring new and shifting trends, the Center works collaboratively with local experts to develop custom programs and solutions, helping nonprofits save more … do more … and succeed more—ultimately achieving a more sustainable future. Learn more at


Global Impact is a leader in growing global philanthropy. The organization builds partnerships and raises resources that help the world’s most vulnerable people by providing integrated, partner-specific advisory and backbone services; workplace fundraising and representation; campaign design, marketing and implementation for workplace and signature fundraising campaigns; and fiscal agency and technology services. Global Impact partners with hundreds of public and private sector workplace giving campaigns to generate funding for an alliance of more than 100 of the most respected international charities. Through strategic council and implementation support, Global Impact equips nonprofits, public sector and private sector organizations to achieve their philanthropic goals. The organization also leads national marketing efforts for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), and serves as Outreach Coordinator for the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA), the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) and three other CFC zones across the United States. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.8 billion to help the world’s most vulnerable people.

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