Through The Noise
June 2, 2016
Susan Goodell of the Global Fund for Children on Storytelling, Partnerships, and Grassroots Organizations
Through the Noise #180
Susan Goodell // CEO // Global Fund for Children
Susan Goodell today joins us to talk about her role as Executive Director of the Global Fund for Children. The Global Fund is a nonprofit that funds and strengthens smaller, grassroots organizations around the world that are using creative approaches to solve problems for the world’s most vulnerable children. Ms. Goodell talks about the importance of corporate partnerships which allow her organization to have a greater impact by reaching, training, and funding additional groups that may not have access to corporate donors. They currently assist and are helping grow 230 partners around the world with a small staff of 25 and understand the necessity of storytelling in fundraising and awareness campaigns.
Susan Goodell is an experienced non-profit professional who has been serving as the CEO for The Global Fund for Children for just over two years now. She came to The Global Fund for Children with a background in fundraising, corporate partnerships, non-profit management and public policy, and is now committed to strengthening the work of grassroots partners working with children around the world.
The Global Fund for Children finds and invests in small, locally led grassroots organizations that transform the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.