Leadership Giving Circles

Your Annual Leadership Investment

Through our Major Donor Program, individuals and foundations who are able to make donations over $500 help The Global Language Network maintain our capacity to promote affordable language learning for all. GLN’s Giving Circle is a special group of donors who demonstrate exceptional and generous commitment to the mission of The Global Language Network. Membership is open to individuals, families, and organizations who make an annual gift to our Annual Fund.

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Click on the tabs above to find out more about each giving circle. Also, please see our brochure.




What is the Friend of Language?

GLN’s Friend of Language is a circle of GLN members who serve as ambassadors for the organization and help raise awareness about issues surrounding language learning and the larger mission of The Global Language Network.

Who can join the Friend of Language?

The Friend of Language membership is available to language learning supporters who make a minimum annual gift of $500 to GLN.

What are the benefits of becoming a Friend of Language member and how do I sign up?

  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invite to major events

How do I get more information?

Individuals interested in learning more about the Friend of Language Circle may contact Andrew Brown, Founder and Executive Director at Info@TheGLN.org.



What is the Family of Language?

GLN’s Family of Language is a circle of generous donors whose leadership gifts provide the financial foundation for our language education, volunteer organizing, and teaching services. Family of Language members serve as ambassadors for the organization, inviting their personal and professional contacts to join them in raising awareness about issues surrounding language learning and the larger mission of The Global Language Network.

Who can join the Family of Language?

The Family of Language membership is available to language learning supporters who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more to GLN.

What are the benefits of becoming a Family of Language member and how do I sign up?

  • Invitations to special conference call briefings with GLN President
  • Special recognition in the Annual Report
  • Special Events by invite only
  • 90-minute private language class in one of our offered languages

How do I get more information?

Individuals interested in learning more about the Family of Language Circle may contact Andrew Brown, Founder and Executive Director at Info@TheGLN.org.




What is the Language Maven Society?

GLN’s Language Maven Society is a circle of our most generous supporters who have made an exceptional contribution to advance language learning and facilitate cross-cultural interaction and exchange. Language Maven Society members serve as ambassadors for the organization, inviting their personal and professional contacts to join them in raising awareness about issues surrounding language learning and the larger mission of The Global Language Network.

Who can join the Language Maven Society?

Language Maven Society members express their deep commitment to empowering individuals and communities through the gift of language by making a single annual gift of $5,000 or more.

What are the benefits of becoming a Language Maven Society member and how do I sign up?

  • Recognition as Language Maven Society
  • Lunch with GLN Founder and Executive Director
  • Personal contact phone call briefings from GLN Founder and Executive Director
  • Special recognition in the Annual Report
  • Special Events by invite only
  • Direct access to GLN Founder and Executive Director to answer questions and provide additional information about our programs
  • Invitations to Annual Major Donor Retreat

Individuals interested in learning more about the Language Maven Society may contact Andrew Brown, Founder and Executive Director at Info@TheGLN.org




What is the Founder’s Circle?

GLN’s Founder’s Circle is a circle of our generous supporters who have made an exceptional contribution to advance language learning and facilitate cross-cultural interaction and exchange. Founder’s Circle’s members help promote the larger mission of The Global Language Network.

Who can join the Founder’s Circle?

GLN’s Founder’s Circle recognizes individuals and families whose giving to The Global Language Network’s exceeds $10,000.

What are the benefits of becoming a Founder’s Circle member and how do I sign up?

  • Recognition as Founder’s Circle supporter
  • Permanent inscription of Founder’s Circle honor roll on The Global Language’s publications and website
  • Invitations to Annual Major Donor Retreat
  • Private briefings and observation visits of GLN classes Special invitations and seatings for GLN Major events
  • Special recognition in the Annual Report
  • Founder’s Circle Dinner with members of the GLN Board of Directors

Individuals interested in learning more about the Founder’s Circle may contact Andrew Brown, Founder and Executive Director at Info@TheGLN.org