While we depend on the generous support of all of our donors, THE G WORD Major Donor Council provides an avenue for individuals to make a greater investment in our mission. This engaged group of philanthropists believe strongly in the importance and timeliness of supporting a feature-length documentary film on giftedness, directed by a multi-award-winning filmmaker. To learn more about our Major Donor Council, visit here.

THE G WORD recognizes the following members of THE G WORD Major Donor Council.

Ron Turiello & Margret Caruso

Suzanne & Elliott Felson

Robert & Kristine Zehner

Open Window School

Donors and Supporters


THE G WORD recognizes individuals and organizations who have made financial commitments to our film. Thank you!

The Campbell Foundation


Ogugua Anene-Maidoh

Kate Bachtel

Bruce Balderson

Sheryl Axline & Eric Ball

Lisa Betts-LaCroix

Ann Boyd

Joanne Butcher

Sandy Calman

Sheila Cepero & Niall Wall

Kathleen Crombie

Margaret DeLacy

Lawrence B. Dillon

Nick Driver

Sharon Duncan

Christopher & Janelle Farinacci

Cathy Fischer

Nancy K. Fishman

Steve Follmer

Leslie Garvin

Barry Gelston

Matthew Greene

Kami Griffiths

Joanna Haase

Ashley Haley

Cindy Hansen

Melanie Hayes

David Hersch

Karina & Cheryl Hodoyan

Michael Howse

Mitch Huitema

Melinda Humbert

Leif Isaksen

Rachel Kassabian

Leif King

Evelyn King-Metcalf

Rob Reich & Heather Kirkpatrick

Karn Knight

Lila LaHood

Monita Leavitt

Deborah Lee

Adam Lindemann

Arlindo Lopes

Margaret Carlson Lynch

Victoria Maroulis

Yoky Matsuoka

Keith Mostov & Emily Silverman

Jethro Patalinghug

Erin Peltzman

Daniel Peters

Robert Philipson

Jonathan Plucker

Yamini Rangan

Mark Reilly

Hayden Ridenour

Jacqueline Rigoni

Elizabeth Sapanara

Pamela Shaw

Timothy Sheehan

Sidsel Siersted

Josh Silver

Gregory Smith

David Steinberg

Naomi Takeuchi

Vince Thomas & Scott Sidorsky

Ron Turiello Sr. & Carol Turiello

Callie Turk

Paula Wilkes

Elizabeth Wilkinson

Josh Woodworth

Linda Zanieski


Would you like to donate? Visit our Donate page for details.

THE G WORD documentary film is fiscally sponsored by the Center for Independent Documentary (CID), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, one of the top fiscal sponsors for documentary films in the U.S. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID #: 04-2738458.

For those who are able to make gifts at $5,000 or higher, please consider joining our Major Donor Council. For more information, please click here: The G Word’s Major Donor Council

Making a feature documentary takes a village. We greatly appreciate any amount you can give. Thank you!

If you have any questions, please email us at TheGWordFilm@gmail.com.