Social Impact

GLG is standing by to help organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you’re a non-profit, foundation, or social enterprise on the frontlines of the relief effort, we are here to help, at no cost to your organization. GLG has experts with decades of experience in operations, logistics, supply chain management, healthcare, food safety, and many more relevant topics.

If you are an expert and can help us accelerate our efforts, we’d like to hear from you. We are committed to getting your knowledge to the people who urgently need it to fight this pandemic.


GLG’s Social Impact Partners Program included among Fast Company’s 2020 “World Changing Ideas.”

About GLG Social Impact

GLG Social Impact brings the power of our knowledge marketplace to
organizations working to solve society’s most urgent challenges.

We provide insight and expertise through the GLG Social Impact Fellowship, pro bono projects for nonprofit organizations nominated by our employees, our work with leading foundations and intermediaries, and by supporting private sector clients interested in impact and ESG investing.

Interested in becoming a GLG Fellow?
We look for applicants who can best leverage GLG for individual and organizational success.
Prospective Fellow Should:
  • Be a founder, executive director, and/or CEO
  • Be curious, committed, passionate, and tireless
  • Have a strong track record and clear organizational vision
  • Have the ability to articulate high-priority use cases for GLG
Prospective Fellow Organizations Traditionally:
  • Are a nonprofit, mission driven for-profit, or a hybrid
  • Have been in operation for a minimum of three years
  • Employ a minimum of seven full-time staff
  • Are past the early development stage, at an inflection point, and pursuing scale
What We Do
The GLG Social Impact Fellowship

Our Social Impact Fellowship provides many of the world’s most impactful social entrepreneurs with free access to our platform. We welcomed our inaugural class of Fellows in 2014 and now count 54 extraordinary leaders in our community.

Grantmakers, Investors, and Advisors

From our earliest days, GLG has supported foundations and intermediaries on the frontlines of philanthropic innovation. And as the private sector embraces ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and impact investing broadly, we’re working with many GLG clients who are building impact initiatives.

The GLG Social Impact Partners Program

The Partners Program empowers our employees and multiplies GLG’s impact by allowing each of our 2,000+ GLGers around the world to grant a qualified nonprofit free GLG access.

Our Impact:
By the numbers
as of November 2019
Council Members have engaged with Social Impact organizations
GLGers have worked on Social Impact projects
countries have been impacted by GLG’s Social Impact work

GLG supports our culture – we ask hard questions and acknowledge when we don’t have the answers. In 2017, an unprecedented year in frequency and severity of natural disasters in the U.S., we called on GLG. As we sent volunteers into dangerous and chaotic situations in Texas, Florida, and California, that access to GLG allowed our organization to bend instead of break.

Jake Wood, Co-Founder and CEO, Team Rubicon

When you have a question about a certain subject, or about a particular strategy, you can spend time as well as personal and social capital tracking down the right high-level person who has thought about this issue for the last 20 years… Or you can use GLG.

Kiah Williams, Co-Founder, SIRUM

GLG’s on-demand brainpower – the right expertise at the right time – has helped us strengthen national security and show the world the best of who Americans are and what we stand for. GLG has been an invaluable partner in our growth and impact.

Jim Hake, CEO, Spirit of America

We’ve turned to GLG in support of many aspects of our organization, from internal operational questions, to improving data security and expanding partnerships. At each turn, the GLG team provides an outlet for crafting our thoughts and delivering access to insights that shape our decisions.

Aimée Eubanks Davis, Founder and CEO, Braven
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Social Impact Team

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