Friends of GLP Circle

“Friends of GLP Circle” at Global Language Project (GLP) brings together a special group of dynamic individuals from diverse industries and backgrounds committed to giving time, talent and support to fundraise and promote GLP’s programs and initiatives. Members play a central role in championing GLP’s work and mission and serve as ambassadors and advocates. They are interested in promoting global citizenship through the study of languages, cultures, and geography for all students everywhere, regardless of their socio-economic level.

Friends of GLP goals are to help GLP:

  1. Raise our profile in philanthropy and fundraising
  2. Increase publicity and understanding of our work and programs
  3. Reach a broader network of potential volunteers, supporters, board directors

 

How?

  1. Reach a diverse, wider network of contacts through friends
  2. Engage in or host fundraisers and networking events to raise profile and increase donations
  3. Connect more volunteers to education related opportunities

Membership benefits:

  1. Professional and social networking opportunities
  2. Entrepreneurial opportunity to help build/create a new entity from the ground up
  3. Invitations to corporate activities/engagements with our corporate partners
  4. Empower members with tools, resources, information to be effective board directors should they choose to consider joining GLP’s Board
  5. Provide members with resources and information to help schools and education providers overcome obstacles/barriers
  6. VIP access to GLP events such as My Dream Speaks and Language Matters Luncheons
  7. Opportunity to meet like-minded people
  8. Opportunity to give back and do good/volunteer

Participation and Commitment:

  1. Annual dues: $1,500; under 40 annual dues: $500
  2. Participation in fundraising and/or volunteer activities (such as Host Committee of MDS)
  3. Endeavor to recruit 1 new member per year
  4. Bring a passion and enthusiasm as well as interest in GLP’s mission

We are actively recruiting members at this time. For more information about GLP or to join the Friends of Circle, please contact Michelle Tong at MTong@glpny.org or 646-657-8075.