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 generous 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
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:

1.GCC Program Infrastructure

  • Online Professional Development
  • Course Development and Assessment
  • Fieldwork Site development

2. Scholarships for Program Participants

  • Tuition for individual educator applicants
  • Support for District-wide implementation (leadership cohorts)
  • Fieldwork placement support

3. Evaluation and Impact Studies