There are many ways you can choose to support GFDD’s initiatives and activities. The Foundation is able to continue its valuable work, thanks to the support and generosity of its donors. We welcome all levels of contribution; whether it’s a one time gift, monthly donation, or in kind.
- GFDD is committed to fulfilling its corporate social responsibility by strengthening its projects and activities using your charitable gift.
- Donations can be made in person at the DC & New York offices, or via mail. We also take phone donations on (202) 458-3246.
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- GFDD is a tax exempt organization under section 501(C) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code, so any donations are deductible for computing income and estate taxes. Tax deductibility only applies to donations given by individuals and entities filing for taxes with the US IRS.
To find out more about the Foundation and its programs, see below. You can make a difference by donating now!
Collaboration with the OAS
GFDD and its sister organization in the Dominican Republic, FUNGLODE, are civil society organizations affiliated with the Organization of American States (OAS) and active supporters of the organization's objectives, of the Inter-American System and the Summit of the Americas program. As members of this community of the civil society, GFDD and FUNGLODE are always part of the annual OAS General Assembly and the Summit of the Americas process... Read More >
Collaboration with the UN
GFDD and FUNGLODE are non-governmental organizations with consultative status with the following UN bodies; Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Department of Public Information (DPI), the Global Compact Office, the Office on Drugs and Crime, and the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS).... Read More >
Dominican Films Showcase
The presence of the vibrant and dynamic Dominican community is well acknowledged in cities across the United States. Dominican culture, music, and traditions are quickly becoming household references but the country's film industry remains relatively unknown.... Read More >
Every three months, GFDD creates an opportunity for wide audiences to enjoy a Dominican movie, meet a Dominican prominent figure, and participate in a discussion on topics of interest to the Dominican community in the US and in their homeland... Read More >
Dominican Republic Encyclopedic Dictionary of the Environment
This initiative will contain the most updated and complete information on the country's environment and natural resources. It will examine the current state of the environment in the Dominican Republic and its relationship and impact on other areas that are vital for the development of the country... Read More >
Dominican Republic Environmental Film Festival
DREFF aims to raise awareness and deepen the understanding of environmental issues among Dominican audiences. At the same time, the Festival celebrates the beauty and diversity of the Dominican Republic’s natural heritage and offers insights into attitudes and actions that will contribute to its appreciation, conservation and sustainable use... Read More >
Objectives: Consolidate useful, accurate and relevant information on various areas, sectors and topics relevant to Dominican Republic's citizens and other international audiences interested in knowing more about the country... Read More >
Through The Fellows Program, GFDD and FUNGLODE seek to generate scholarship on issues at the forefront of the United Nations’ agenda in order to give voice to national and regional concerns and offer viable solutions to domestic and international challenges... Read More >
GFDD Global Roundtables
In close association with the United Nations, the Mission of the Dominican Republic to the UN and South South News, GFDD organizes regular meetings with UN Ambassadors and other prominent figures in the international community in an effort to spread the news, knowledge and understanding of other countries, global issues and work of different United Nations bodies to its audience in the Dominican Republic, the US and around the world... Read More >
Global Dominican Academic Exchange
As part of its mission to foster academic and cultural exchange and internationalization and multicultural understanding, InteRDom is pleased to announce its newest exchange initiative: the Global Dominican Academic Exchange.... Read More >
Global Forum Latin America and the Caribbean
The speed of human evolution and the resulting changes present a series of challenges that our societies must face. Therefore, as centers of study, research and thought, we feel strongly committed to encourage the creation of ideas and promote new practices, which allow the region’s societies to be more inclusive, with greater access to information and the creation of knowledge.... Read More >
Internship program in the Dominican Republic is committed to promoting exchanges in the Caribbean on both a challenging and competitive level. The program is aimed at selected applicants who are eager to integrate into Dominican society... Read More >
Photography Exhibit New Perspectives: Dominican Republic
As a part of its mission to promote the understanding and appreciation of the Dominican culture, values and heritage, GFDD has published the book New Perspectives: Dominican Republic and has created an itinerant photo exhibit under the same name. Exhibitions in New York (University of Rhode Island, CUNY, and United Nations), Washington, DC (Organization of American States), Spain (Barcelona), Chile (Santiago de Chile), Dominican Republic (Santo Domingo, Santiago, Puerto Plata, and CapCana)... Read More >
The impetus behind the ReCrearte Program arose from the interest sparked among students who participated in the Recycled Art Workshop conducted by Bertha Santana at the II DREFF in 2012. The ReCrearte Program aims to raise awareness of the 3Rs of solid waste management: reduce, reuse, recycle... Read More >
Year Round Environmental Film Screenings
As part of its mission to reach more communities, institutions and individuals around the country, the DR Environmental Film Festival organizes film screenings year-round, providing the opportunity to bring successful film programs to new and remote communities. By showing a diverse selection of quality films on critical environmental issues and organizing discussions and workshops, the year-round film screenings seek to foster and inspire dialogue, raise awareness and promote sustainable practices.... Read More >