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Why Global Hand?

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Global Hand is a matching service: a non-profit brokerage facilitating public/ private partnership. Although today’s world sees many parties wishing to respond to global issues, the problem they often face is connectivity. Who should they partner with and how? Global Hand is designed to bring...

What is Global Hand?

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Global Hand is an online matching service: a non-profit brokerage facilitating public/private partnership. It brings together people who want to address global issues: for-profit organisations, non-profit organisations, foundations, trusts, governments, diplomats and more. You are welcome to use it...

Why Global Hand's new iteration?

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The world is a different place than it was when Global Hand began in 2002. At that time, when people got together in response to global challenges, they typically did so in a traditional philanthropic way. Perhaps they gave goods. Perhaps they volunteered a ‘service’ day. Perhaps they wrote an...

Which organisations refer corporate provision to Global Hand?

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One way Global Hand serves is by acting as a referral point. NGOs and UN agencies who normally prefer financial donations therefore refer other contributors directly to Global Hand. Some of the organisations referring to Global Hand include: * BITC (Business in the Community, UK) * British Red...

What is Global Hand's budget/business model?

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Global Hand not only facilitates public/private partnership for others, but embraces this model itself. Although our annual budget is presently placed at US$1.45 million, much of the cash required for this is obviated by our own corporate partnerships. They provide, for example, legal and audit,...

Is Global Hand disaster or development specific?

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Global Hand targets both. That strategy of targeting both is deliberate because, often, offers unsuitable for one audience can be better suited to the other. In post disaster scenarios, for example, suggested responses from corporations or community groups may be better suited if directed to...

How does Global Hand verify NGOs?

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Global Hand places great emphasis on verifying organisations in order to avoid facilitating inappropriate or unwise engagement through our matching platform. In order for non-profit organisations to become verified by Global Hand, they must go through a verification process and send required...

Where is Global Hand located?

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Our offices are in * Hong Kong, headquarters * England for UK & Europe * Kazakhstan for Central Asia. Global Hand can be used anywhere in the world since, being Internet based, location is not really relevant to its operations. Its headquarters, however, are in Hong Kong and it has support...

How does Global Hand support Corporate Social Responsibility?

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Global Hand salutes the ongoing imperatives within the corporate community: CSR, Sustainable Development, Corporate Citizenship and the various other terms by which they are known. These are birthing many kinds of corporate engagement with global issues. * Built in: Responsible business....

How will my offers be safeguarded by the Global Hand process?

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Global Hand safeguards your offers in several ways. * We put NGOs through a rigorous set of "requirements":/en/about/verification_requirements before they are eligible to exchange contact details with you. ** Groups who have not completed the verification process can comment on an offer but...