Your Ideas

GCIR welcomes program ideas and suggestions from foundations. This form collects information that will help the Program Committee of the GCIR Board of Directors consider program ideas in light of our strategic priorities, staff capacity, current programming, and available resources.

NOTE: The program submission process is open to all foundations, giving programs, affinity groups, regional associations of grantmakers, and intermediary groups that support funders. While some organizations have regranting programs, to be considered a foundation under GCIR policy, the organization should act primarily as grantmakers, not as grant seekers. An individual may submit a program suggestion if he or she meets the criteria above.


Based on the meeting schedule of GCIR’s Program Committee and our existing program calendar, it will take a minimum of four months—and up to a year—for approved GCIR-led program submissions to become a reality.

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