The 2022 U.S. midterm elections saw a number of victories for immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers. Philanthropy can help secure future wins by investing in youth, community-driven narratives, and organizing at the state and local levels.

  • the fight to preserve daca


    Philanthropy’s support is urgently 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.


  • 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.


  • asylum in jeporady:
    Protecting the right
    to seek refuge

    While battles over policies endangering asylum seekers play out in court, the immigrant justice movement continues to fight to ensure a humane and effective asylum system.



    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.

  • 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.

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

Monday, January 9, 2023

Request for Proposals: GCIR Rebranding & Website Redesign

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) seeks to engage a firm, consultant, or team of consultants to update our organizational branding and redesign our website by September 2023. The purpose of this RFP is to provide a clear understanding of this project and the criteria by which proposals will be evaluated.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Career Opportunity: Finance Manager

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) is looking for a finance manager to support our finance and operations functions.