The University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development promotes human development and dignity among people worldwide through applied innovations, impact evaluation, education, and training that help build just and equitable societies. It is an integral part of Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs. Learn more about NDIGD at ndigd.nd.edu. Support NDIGD on Notre Dame Day! The LIVE Notre Dame Day broadcast will kick-off at 18:42 pm ET (6:42 pm ET) on April 24 at NOTREDAMEDAY.ND.EDU. The 29-hour broadcast will showcase Notre Dame stories from around the world, as well as live interviews, special musical performances, remotes, in-studio performances and surprise celebrity guests. Please spread the word and help us earn votes! Follow the celebration on social media with #NDday.
When you donate to NDIGD, your gift will have an impact around the world: $25 buys books and materials for a Mandela Washington Fellow from Africa. $50 supports clean water projects in developing countries. $100 funds tools to evaluate the impact of education programs in Haiti and other developing countries. $500 provides the teaching and mentoring support for Mandela Washington Fellows. $8,000 provides a Notre Dame student with a summer research fellowship in a developing country. $100,000 builds an energy lab in Uganda or South Africa, providing power, internet connectivity and entrepreneurial training.
Your donation will help NDIGD combine the world-class teaching and research faculty of the University with a dedicated staff of experienced international development professionals, administrators, and researchers. Together we address the challenges of building just and equitable societies by leveraging the University’s signature strengths to promote development and human dignity worldwide. Drawing on experts across multiple disciplines, NDIGD conducts monitoring, evaluation, and training, and assists in strategic planning for and implementation of innovative global development programs. We maximize our impact through partnership with government agencies, non-governmental agencies, humanitarian organizations, foundations, and private corporations in the United States and overseas.