Changing Our World and TSIC Announce Strategic Initiative In Global Health

Oct 18, 2010, 10:08 ET from Changing Our World

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Changing Our World and The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC) UK today announced a wide-ranging strategic initiative to serve the needs of global health and relief institutions worldwide.  This exclusive alliance creates the most comprehensive set of services available to international fundraising and philanthropic organizations.  

The agreement was affirmed by Mike Hoffman, Chairman and co-founder of Changing Our World and Jake Hayman, co-founder of TSIC and Chief Executive Officer of TSIC UK.  In addition to their work with current organizations and charities, Changing Our World and TSIC will provide services to major corporations seeking effective ways to engage with the world's most pressing social issues.

"Jake was one of the first people to recognize the evolving relationship between global non-profits and the private sector," said Hoffman. "He has been a leader in innovative programming to help public/private partnerships deliver on their missions.  We have a shared vision for the future of social investment and we're delighted to be working more closely with TSIC."

"Changing Our World has built a unique global expertise in fundraising and philanthropy," said Hayman.  "This initiative with Changing Our World will enhance our ability to respond to the needs of global health institutions in a comprehensive and compelling manner anywhere in the world."

Currently, Changing Our World and TSIC are working together with Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases to make significant improvements in global health.  Michael W. Marine, CEO of Sabin Vaccine Institute, has said of this alliance, "Bringing Changing Our World and TSIC together in support of our work has created unique opportunities for Sabin to both deepen its current relationships and to seed significant new opportunities.  We think their shared commitment to new partnership models reflects our organization's values and commitment to new strategies and innovation."

Global Health and International Relief

Fundamental shifts in the service delivery chain for global health and relief organizations have created a need for innovative non-profit/private sector collaborations.  In addition to expanding their private sector revenue programs, global health institutions are responding to these changing needs by re-inventing their traditional governance and infrastructure models.  These developments put a premium on partnership development and partnership management; governance and leadership engagement strategy; fundraising program design and philanthropic market entry planning, expertise which the Changing Our World / TSIC alliance is designed to deploy.  "Philanthropic leadership today needs to be embedded in organizational structure and fundraising strategy," added Hoffman.  "We help our clients design their programs so they can navigate effectively through this new public/private landscape."

Changing Our World is a leading international fundraising and philanthropy consulting services firm. With a staff of more than 100 professionals in three areas of practice – Fundraising, Corporate Social Engagement, and Interactive Services – Changing Our World is the trusted adviser to the world's leading non-profit organizations, corporations, private foundations, and philanthropic individuals.  Changing Our World develops and executes effective strategies for its clients based on an understanding of their unique challenges and opportunities; the expectations of donors, consumers, and stakeholders; and the dynamics of the marketplace.  Headquartered in New York, Changing Our World also has offices in London, Los Angeles, Washington DC, and Boston.  As a member of Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC), the world's most diversified communications company, Changing Our World can also deliver world class marketing, public relations, and branding expertise to assist its clients in making their fundraising and philanthropic initiatives an integral part of a powerful and sustained brand presence. http://www.changingourworld.com

Omnicom Group Inc. is a leading global marketing and communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.  For more information on Omnicom and its brands, please visit www.omnicomgroup.com.

The Social Investment Consultancy is a strategy and fundraising consulting firm working at the intersection of the for- and non-profit worlds. It provides charities, businesses, foundations, social enterprises and philanthropists with the advice and support they need to maximize their social impact. Clients include Standard Chartered Bank, The John Lewis Foundation, The One Foundation, APM Terminals, The Jumeirah Group, The Cherie Blair Foundation, The Old Vic Theatre, The Sabin Vaccine Institute, Middle East Education Through Technology and PlayPumps International.

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