Support the GCC



If you share our commitment to transform the way teachers teach and students are educated for the new global reality, we invite you to support the GCC program by making a donation or contacting us to learn about how you can join the Benefactors Circle.

The Benefactors Circle includes individuals and institutions that have made generous contributions to support the development and launch of the Global Competence Certificate Program. The GCC’s founding partners – Teachers College, Columbia University; World Savvy; and Asia Society – offer their recognition and gratitude to these generous individuals and institutions who, through their support, have helped to make the GCC program a reality:

Sarah and Alex Martins

Longview Foundation for World Affairs and International Understanding

Stuart Haldan

Tilden Family Fund

NEA Foundation

Helene Marsh

Alice and Mort Mortenson

The Bruce J. Heim Foundation


Garonzik Family Foundation

Jessica Schaeppi

Brenda Cravens

Mortenson Family Foundation

Claire Haldan

Kyle Redford

Mary Vaughan

The Chapman Family Foundation

Generous donations from members of the Benefactors Circle and Donors like you support:

  • GCC Program Infrastructure
    • Online Professional Development
    • Course Development and Assessment
    • Fieldwork Site development
  • Scholarships for Program Participants
    • Tuition for individual educator applicants
    • Support for District-wide implementation (leadership cohorts)
    • Fieldwork placement support
  • Evaluation and Impact Studies