• Looking Back
    and Moving Forward:

    Biden's Record on Immigrant Rights

    Philanthropy can help ensure that the administration’s immigration policy agenda advances the protection and well-being of immigrant communities and furthers immigrant justice.


    Grantmaking in a Networked Way

    The Fund helps migrant families and unaccompanied children receive urgent humanitarian relief and assistance as they join communities across California.


    On this 20th anniversary of 9/11, philanthropy has the opportunity to counteract the historical underinvestment in BAMEMSA communities and support leading-edge work.

  • Safe Haven for Afghans and Haitians

    We at GCIR are heartbroken about the crises unfolding in Afghanistan and Haiti. Our country can rise to our highest ideals by providing protection to those who desperately need it and welcoming them into our communities.


    The federal court decision blocking approval of new and pending DACA applications underscores the need for a pathway to citizenship for all 11 million undocumented immigrants.

  • Building Forward Our Democracy

    To dismantle the white supremacy at the root of the January 6th insurrection, GCIR is committed to moving money, building power, and amplifying the leadership of Black, Brown, indigenous, and immigrant communities

Thank you

We would like to thank our sponsors, GCIR members, NPC members, and participants for making GCIR's 2022 biennial national convening a success!
We invite you to review the resources, materials, recordings, and photos from our convening.

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Now is the time to act

Join a growing philanthropic movement, currently 130 foundations strong, to address immigrant-specific issues and advance justice, equity, and inclusion for all.

Recent News

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Development and Communications Coordinator

GCIR seeks a Development and Communications Coordinator to play a critical role in three areas: grant proposals and reports, development administration, and external communications.

Group of people gathered at the Mexico-US Border Wall
Thursday, July 14, 2022

Asylum in Jeopardy: Protecting the Right to Seek Refuge

We find ourselves in a precarious moment for the right to seek asylum in the United States. While advocates continue to push for more inclusive and welcoming state and local policies for immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers, the fundamental right to seek safety in the U.S. continues to be at grave risk. Though last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision cleared the way for the Biden administration to rescind the inhumane Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico,” an array of cruel and ineffective asylum and immigration policies still stand, foremost among them Title 42.