• early MEMBER registration is open


    GCIR members can register now for our Biennial National Convening, taking place October 28-30, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan.

  • GCIR's citizenship timeline


    Understanding our history and the forces that drive migration is critical to understanding how we decide who gets to be an American today.






    Philanthropy must to act now to address forced displacement, the systems that drive it, and secure the safety and dignity of all marginalized communities that experience violence and discrimination.



    The theory of change reflects GCIR's evolution as a national philanthropic mobilizing organization that moves money and power to immigrant and refugee communities.





    As part of GCIR's evolution, we will grow our work at the state and local levels in the coming years, honing in on eight strategically selected geographies for this first phase of the work.



  • Call to Action: Support the Afghan Adjustment Act

    To prevent tens of thousands of Afghans in the U.S. from being returned to a place where they could face grave danger, philanthropy can leverage its influence by advocating for a legislative solution.


  • the fight to preserve daca


    Philanthropy’s support is needed to protect and support DACA holders as the fate of the program hangs in the balance. We must also push for a broader legislative solution to ensure permanent protection for all undocumented people.


Member-Only Registration IS NOW OPEN!

GCIR’s 2024 convening will take place in the context of daunting challenges for immigrant communities at a pivotal moment for our
country’s future as a multi-racial democracy. We will meet that moment together at our gathering by addressing those challenges
while shining a light on the powerful advocacy and organizing work being done to effect systemic change and build strong,
welcoming, fully inclusive communities.

Register Now

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

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Funding with Purpose to Meet the Moment

In her first President's Message of 2024, GCIR President Marissa Tirona shares how philanthropy can support pro-immigrant work in a challenging political and cultural context.