Non-US foundations are headquartered outside of the United States. Tribal Grantmakers use grants to support native communities in the US and globally.

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Member Benefits

Our non-US and tribal foundation members value these membership benefits and services most:

Networking & Connecting
Engagement with sector peers through networking events, convenings and meetings.
Exclusive access to more than 300 member-only resources – including recently updated sample documents such as fund agreements, policy documents and other templates.
Professional Development
Trainings, webinars and online resources to strengthen your capacity to support nonprofits and communities.
Country Notes
Access to Country Notes, our enhanced global regulatory resource guide on cross-border grantmaking. This tool offers a library of research and reports as well as key in-country contacts to help support your international programs.
Sector News & Updates
Up-to-date information in an exclusive newsletter for global partners.

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Membership Contribution

Non-US foundations and tribal grantmakers self-report annual assets from their most recent completed fiscal year to determine their annual Council membership contribution.

Assets Annual Contribution
$999,999 & under $1,000
$1,000,000-$49,999,999 $2,500
$50,000,000 & over $5,000

For more information about Council policies and member eligibility, please reference our Membership Policy.

If you do not want to use our online application system to join, you can download and complete the pdf membership application for Non-US or Tribal Members.

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