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November 2018
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Strength in Numbers: Behind a Fundraising Push for Immigrant Rights
With the White House and government officials taking an increasingly hard line on immigration and border security, eight California charities working on behalf of immigrants have formed a new coalition to raise money.
November 2018
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Undocumented on Campus: California Funders Come Together for Immigrant Students
Recent funding for undocumented immigrants has largely focused on legal aid, advocacy and keeping families together. But a group of California foundations is addressing the challenges facing this community related to higher education.
September 2018
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“We Can’t Count on Washington”: A California Funder Preps for the 2020 Census
A public health funder based in California just kicked in $10 million to aid the state’s $90 million efforts to get a fair and accurate census count in 2020. The count determines the destination of federal dollars, the breakdown of representation in Washington and even influences where private investments flow.
August 2018
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Census 2020 form
The inclusion of a question about citizenship status on the next census has funders and advocates even more worried about getting a full and accurate count in 2020.
July 2018
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Foundations Break Their Grant Guidelines and Speed Cash to Immigrant Needs
Private foundations, including some that have never supported immigration issues before, have dedicated millions of dollars in quick-turnaround grants to provide legal and health services for immigrant families caught up in the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" immigration policies.
June 2018
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As the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border fuels an explosive public debate, a group of grant makers is working to show donors how to develop long-term solutions to a refugee crisis that has been roiling for years.
June 2018
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In response to the global refugee crisis and the U.S. government's increasingly hard-line immigration policies, foundations are taking action to support refugees and asylum seekers, a report from Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees finds.
June 2018
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Nonprofit Leaders Add to Outpouring of Fury Over Border Policies
Nonprofit leaders added to the nationwide outrage over the separation of migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexican border in the days and hours leading up to President Trump’s reversal Wednesday of his administration’s "zero tolerance" immigration policy.
May 2018
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Foundations push Census turnout
Grant makers are gearing up early to counter Trump administration policies surrounding the 2020 census and raising concerns that the White House plans and a general rise in an anti-immigrant sentiment could distort the results of the crucial once-a-decade population count.
May 2018
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Visualization of moving forward. From Inside Philanthropy: Fast Forward: How the Trump Effect is Accelerating Key Trends in Philanthropy. Credit: MLAP STUDIO/SHUTTERSTOCK.
In a recent piece on the declining fortunes of the Council on Foundations, we looked at how the philanthropy sector has changed as it's grown.

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