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Learn how we advance the field of social impact by educating and inspiring marketers, communicators, fundraisers and journalists to work together.

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Dive into our applied storytelling research to learn how to build stories that create emotion and drive social impact.

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Hear our exclusive interview with Dr. Jane Goodall about how she uses social impact strategy to drive her iconic work.

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What We Do

Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication is a research and action center dedicated to increasing social impact through the power of marketers, communicators, fundraisers and journalists working together. As part of the University’s School of Continuing Studies, the Center accomplishes its mission of educating and inspiring practitioners and students through applied research, graduate courses, community collaborations and thought leadership.

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Our Impact

The Center inspires practitioners and graduate students to define their purpose so they can create impact within their organizations and for our global community.

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Storytellers Trained

Cause Consultants Trained

Through courses and projects, our graduate students have provided 102K hours of pro-bono service worth $14M to socially oriented organizations across sectors. And the numbers keep growing.

Social impact practitioners across the globe have become strategic storytellers thanks to our signature research and trainings.

We’ve built a global community of integrated changemakers through our signature graduate course, Cause Consulting, offered by Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies.

Our Team

We’re researchers, educators and strategists who believe that igniting the joint power of marketers, communicators, fundraisers and journalists leads to great results.

From Our Magazine

The Blur shares actionable insights from social impact thinkers at Georgetown University and beyond.

Seven Reasons Why Every Non-Profit Must Have a Blog

Seven Reasons Why Every Non-Profit Must Have a Blog

by Lucy Benton Every non-profit organization should not lose sight of today’s marketplace’s tendencies. Just like any business, an ...

Why Public Relations Should Play a Role in Your Social Media Marketing

Why Public Relations Should Play a Role in Your Social Media Marketing

by Paul Bates The use and impact of social media marketing have drastically increased in recent years. With every person, from baby ...

Fake News Is As Real As We Make It To Be

Fake News Is As Real As We Make It To Be

by Michael Fox I just finished a well-written piece on healthcare reform. The author did a brilliant exposition on profit-driven ...

How To Use Blogging As a Promotional Tool for Non-Profit Endeavors

How To Use Blogging As a Promotional Tool for Non-Profit Endeavors

by Olivia Ryan Most professionals in nonprofit sector consider marketing to be a dishonest and guileful way to run your operations. ...

CSR Matters: How One Company is Shaping the Future of Philanthropy by Building Inclusion from the Inside Out

CSR Matters: How One Company is Shaping the Future of Philanthropy by Building Inclusion from the Inside Out

by Ryan Rudominer A Q&A with Sampriti Ganguli, Arabella Advisors’ CEO, on Being a B Corporation; Lessons Learned on the Journey ...

How Your Nonprofit Can Maximize Social Media to Spread Advocacy

How Your Nonprofit Can Maximize Social Media to Spread Advocacy

by Laura Buckler Much has been said about the role of social media in the so-called thriving culture of narcissism. Because of the ...

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