• 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.



    GCIR's Biennial National Convening will take place October 28-30, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan.



    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.


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

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Amplify Blog Series: Mily Treviño-Sauceda of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas

In this edition of Amplify, GCIR President Marissa Tirona speaks with Mily Treviño-Sauceda, Executive Director of Alianza Nacional de Campesinas. Read on as Mily shares how the work of farmworker women intersects with fights for migrant, gender, worker, and climate justice, and how philanthropy can support the leadership of women farmworkers. A note to readers: This interview mentions sensitive topics that may be triggering, including sexual harassment and other violence against women. Please take care while reading this article.

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Thursday, November 9, 2023

Beginning our Learning Journey: Year One of the Political Education Working Group

This past year, GCIR embarked upon an exciting new initiative and formed an internal working group to engage in intersectional and cross-movement analyses and develop an organization-wide action plan to ensure equitable and inclusive policies and practices in GCIR’s internal and external work.