Gifts of Light

June 9, 2019

Sometimes a question becomes a possibility that becomes an effort that actually lifts the lives of people. This is the story of one of those times. We tell it here to acknowledge the off-grid families whose lives form the purpose of our story; to honor the late Jim Rogers, the story’s principal author; to recognize…


Launch of Light a Village Program

August 16, 2017

    August 16, 2017 The Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL) is excited to announce the launch of its new Light a Village (LAV) program! The goal of the Light a Village program is to provide solar energy to every family living in a rural village without access to electricity. GBL worked closely with its local…


Our Commitment to Transparency

July 27, 2017

GBL Earns Guidestar Platinum for Nonprofit Transparency July 27, 2017 The Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL) is pleased to announce that it has earned the Platinum award from Guidestar, the world’s leading evaluator of nonprofit transparency. There are four levels of recognition available to nonprofits from GuideStar: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum. Each level represents a…


Partnership with Slightly Stoopid

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017 The Global BrightLight Foundation (GBL) has partnered with reggae music sensation Slightly Stoopid to provide solar energy to people living in Latin America who need it most. Slightly Stoopid  is auctioning off original artwork by Danielle Zirk from the band’s new music video “One Bright Day”:   “GBL is thrilled to…


Light a Village with Goldroom

May 7, 2017

May 7, 2017 Global BrightLight Foundation has partnered with LA-based DJ Goldroom to provide solar lanterns to every family in a rural village in Guatemala. Donors who contribute $25 or more will have a chance to win a VIP experience with Goldroom on his High Seas Boat Tour. Goldroom will also make a custom mix for…