Join the GDC

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 Diaspora Organizations are an asset to the world. They are run by leaders with multicultural experience, language skills, aspirations to help community, entrepreneurial spirits, transnational networks and more. Most importantly, they have a kind heart and devote time and efforts for diasporas, homelands and local communities.
 

GDC Membership is launching soon!

The four types of membership are outlined below: click here to learn more about their respective benefits, roles and progression requirements.

Standard Benefits:

  • Subscription to GDC Newsletters including opportunities from GDC and its partners

  • Opportunities to participate in GDC activities

  • Advocacy opportunities

  • Referral support between diaspora organizations when possible

  • Event promotion on GDC social media platforms

Exclusive Benefits:

  • Exchange practices & develop with other members at Global Diaspora Academy (GD Academy)

Associate

Required Years at GDC: 0

Renewal Years: 4

Required Year at GDC: 0

Renewal Years: 4

Standard Benefits:

  • Subscription to GDC Newsletters including opportunities from GDC and its partners

  • Opportunities to participate in GDC activities

  • Advocacy opportunities

  • Referral support between diaspora organizations when possible

  • Event promotion on GDC social media platforms

Exclusive Benefits:

  • Exchange practices & develop with other members at Global Diaspora Academy (GD Academy)

Regular

Required Years at GDC: 0

Renewal Years: 4

Required Years at GDC: 0

Renewal Years: 4

Standard Benefits:

  • Subscription to GDC Newsletters including opportunities from GDC and its partners

  • Opportunities to participate in GDC activities

  • Advocacy opportunities

  • Referral support between diaspora organizations when possible

  • Event promotion on GDC social media platforms

Exclusive Benefits:

  • Mentor & design courses

  • Exchange practices & develop with other members at Global Diaspora Academy (GDA)

Senior

Required Years at GDC: 0

Renewal Years: 4

Required Years at GDC: 2

Renewal Years: 4

Standard Benefits:

  • Subscription to GDC Newsletters including opportunities from GDC and its partners

  • Opportunities to participate in GDC activities

  • Advocacy opportunities

  • Referral support between diaspora organizations when possible

  • Event promotion on GDC social media platforms

Exclusive Benefits:

  • Mentor & design courses

  • Exchange practices & develop with other members at Global Diaspora Academy (GDA)

Fellow

Required Years at GDC: 0

Renewal Years: 4

Required Years at GDC: 4

Renewal Years: 4

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The GDC works with a full range of Diaspora Organizations. We know doing good for diasporas is a journey that is worth supporting. A successful Diaspora Organization has endless potential to achieve and make a difference. 

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It is rewarding but hard work to run a Diaspora Organization. With limited financial and human resources, sustaining and growing it is already challenging enough. Finding the right successors is even more difficult.