Alison Carlman

Alison is Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications at GlobalGiving, the first and largest global crowdfunding community for nonprofits. Her role is to tell the story of GlobalGiving and GlobalGiving’s inspiring nonprofit partners. She’s also on a team working to understand, measure, articulate, and improve GlobalGiving’s social impact. A Colorado native, Alison graduated from Pepperdine University, served a Kiva Fellow in Kenya, and received her graduate degrees in community development and monitoring & evaluation from South Africa’s Stellenbosch University. Alison is based in Denver and works out of the Posner Center for International Development. Follow her on twitter for musings on nonprofits and social media, maternal health, first-time parenting, and storytelling in global development.

Posts by Alison Carlman

Community Insights: Alison Carlman

  In our second post for our Community Insights series, we spoke to contributor Alison Carlman, Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications at GlobalGiving. She’s contributed pieces like Catalyzing a Global Marketplace and GlobalGiving’s Big Bet for Markets for Good in the past – we caught up with her to find out how she became involved […]

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GlobalGiving’s Big Bet

  We all want our donations to have the most impact possible. But how do we choose which nonprofits to support? And how does an organization like GlobalGiving that works with thousands of organizations in 165+ countries, measure, compare, incentivize, and reward effective nonprofits?   Well, at GlobalGiving, we’ve made a Big Bet about how […]

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Catalyzing a Global Marketplace

  In 2002 we began to build an online funding bridge between passionate individual donors—people whose gifts are often seen as too small to be meaningful—and smaller organizations whose impact has been all too easy to ignore because of their size or remoteness of their work.   Today that funding bridge has turned into a […]

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