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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 research about how to use brain science through altruism, empathy and efficacy. 

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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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Learn more about how we bring Georgetown University’s values to life by working within the School of Continuing Studies.

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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.

Breaking through the noise: Digital storytelling for social impact

Breaking through the noise: Digital storytelling for social impact

Every organization has a story to tell. With the rise of new and ever-changing technologies, people are more connected to information ...

A Partisan Nation: How Organizations Can Still Make a Social Impact

As communication experts, our gut instinct is to avoid alienating anyone. We especially hesitate if we expect a strategy and tactic may

Your CSR Program Needs Ownership. Here’s How to Get Your Employees to Embrace

Your CSR Program Needs Ownership. Here’s How to Get Your Employees to Embrace It. All companies should have a corporate social ...

5 Deal-Breaking Mistakes When Writing a Fundraising Letter

5 Deal-Breaking Mistakes When Writing a Fundraising Letter

by Gloria Kopp Writing letters is an integral part to fundraising. You understand the cause you’re working towards and the need ...

How Social Media is Reshaping Today’s Education System

How Social Media is Reshaping Today’s Education System

by Lori Wade There’s no denying that, ever since social networks and social media made way into our lives, everything is different. ...

Changing Perspective to Change the World

Changing Perspective to Change the World

by Kelley Slone How do you know if you are truly making a difference in this world? How can change happen? How can the world really use

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