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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 100K hours of pro-bono service worth $12M 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.

Social Media’s Purpose in Nonprofit Donor Engagement

Social Media’s Purpose in Nonprofit Donor Engagement

by Heather Weathers Introduction It’s no surprise that marketing methods have increasingly focused attention on digital marketing ...

The Case Against Resonance

The Case Against Resonance

by Shaun Adamec Meet people where they are. That common, consultant-driven mantra has been the prevailing wisdom driving organizational

Strength Through Stress: Four Reasons to Test Your Nonprofit’s Crisis Response Plan

Strength Through Stress: Four Reasons to Test Your Nonprofit’s Crisis Response Plan

by Thomas Cieslak It’s there, sitting on the shelf just waiting for the right time.  Times are good and your nonprofit’s crisis ...

Marketing for a Nonprofit When It’s Not All Sunshine and Rainbows

Marketing for a Nonprofit When It’s Not All Sunshine and Rainbows

by H.E. James Nonprofit work is not all sunshine and rainbows.  Many NGOs are responsible for managing public health crises, natural ...

Your Nonprofit Email Needs These 5 Tips, Right Now

Your Nonprofit Email Needs These 5 Tips, Right Now

by Miller Hollingsworth Follow along with me here. You work for a nonprofit. You’re sending emails to keep your volunteers, donors, and

Center Expands Mission to Increase Social Impact

Center Expands Mission to Increase Social Impact

This article originally appeared on the Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies homepage. As Georgetown University’s

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