Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) funds projects based on local needs. VGIF-funded projects worldwide have helped improve the lives of women and children, one community at a time.
In 2004, VGIF was granted consultative status with the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and in 1997 association with the United Nations’ Department of Public Information (DPI).
Follow our blog for updates from our UN team of representatives! This spring, our interns Ajla Karajko (Bosnia), Leah Reiss (New Jersey) and Thea Rømmen (Norway), study at Barnard College; Cristal Espejo (New York) and Edom Tsegaye (Ethiopia) study at Manhattanville College; and Kelly Ziemer (Wisconsin) is studying for a Master’s Degree in Social Work at Hunter College.