GIF Committees

The German Immersion Foundation Board of Directors manages the business and affairs of the organization in conjunction with school liaisons, and supported by a committee structure involving numerous volunteers.

View current officers, board members & liaisons

GIF Committees

The German Immersion Foundation Board of Directors manages the business and affairs of the organization in conjunction with school liaisons, and supported by a committee structure involving numerous volunteers.

Officers, Board Members & Liaisons

The following volunteer committees carry out the daily tasks necessary to support the German Immersion Foundation (GIF) mission and purpose.

Development Committee

This committee’s goal is to look for, explore and establish relationships with different individuals and entities on behalf of the GIF. The Development Committee is responsible for actively bringing in resources that will benefit MGIS and MSL, as well as supporting other aspects of the foundation as needed. Review current development options. (link to How Helps page)If you wish to donate or volunteer for this committee, contact info@germanimmersionfoundation.org.

Events Committee

This committee’s goal is to organize social and fund raising events on behalf of the GIF. Funds raised at the events will be used to grow the mission of the foundation. Planned social events will expand awareness and visibility of the foundation. See a list of upcoming events, in the right sidebar of this page. If you wish to volunteer for this committee, contact info@germanimmersionfoundation.org.

Grants Committee

This committee reviews all requests for foundation grants in support of the MGIS or MSL missions, or scholarship applications from current or former students of the German Immersion schools. Learn more about what the GIF has recently funded. If you are interested in volunteers for this committee, contact info@germanimmersionfoundation.org. If you wish to make a grant request, download the appropriate form.

Communication Committee

This committee helps communicate the value of the GIF to donors, potential donors and the MGIS and MSL communities. The Communication Committee is responsible for the distribution of all official messages for the Foundation. The group also assists in promoting the activities of each of the GIF committees as needed. Review the latest annual report and newsletters. If you are interested in volunteering for this committee, contact  info@germanimmersionfoundation.org.