• 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


    Post-Election Recommendations

    Learn how philanthropy can advance immigrant justice in the first 100 days of the Biden administration and beyond.


    Hate has no place in Philanthropy

    Philanthropy Must Confront Our Country’s History of Racist Immigration Policies

  • Black Lives Matter

    GCIR stands in steadfast solidarity with our African American brothers and sisters as an ally in the fight for racial justice.

  • Resources


    Learn about the impact on immigrants and the philanthropic response.

  • Census 2020 Resources


    GCIR is compiling national and California-focused resources for philanthropy on the 2020 Census.


Help us Raise $20 million for migrant Families and unaccompanied children

GCIR is proud to launch the California Dignity for Families Fund, in partnership with California philanthropy and Governor Gavin Newsom.

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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

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Career Opportunity: Executive Coordinator

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) is looking for an executive coordinator to join a dynamic team working to inform, connect, and catalyze philanthropic organizations across the United States.

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Friday, May 14, 2021

GCIR and Philanthropic Partners Announce Creation of California Dignity for Families Fund

 In partnership with California philanthropy, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) today announced the launch of the California Dignity for Families Fund, seeking to raise $20 million to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of migrants at the southern California border, ensure due process for asylum seekers, support their integration into receiving communities, and restore dignity to the asylum process.