It is time for us to dream again—and dream big. We cannot afford to focus solely on resisting our present reality at the expense of designing the future we wish for.
The membership of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) elected three new members to its board of directors, as well as re-electing several board members.
The proposed “public charge” overhaul, issued today by the Trump administration on October 10, would radically change immigration policy to favor the wealthy and privileged and turn away those with limited means but big dreams for the future.
In honor of World Refugee Day, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant and Refugees (GCIR) is pleased to release Philanthropic Strategies to Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers, a report that describes recent philanthropic responses to humanitarian crises to inform action on the grave and urgent challenges now facing refugees and asylum seekers.
More than 200 philanthropic institutions from across the country have signed onto this joint GCIR statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States.
This op-ed by GCIR President Daranee Petsod looks at the policy challenges for immigrants and refugees over the past year and how foundations can respond.
GCIR Director of Programs Aryah Somers Landsberger shares recommendations for how funders can support immigrant children and families.
A group of leading California foundations issued this call to action on immigration to philanthropy.
More than 40 leading California foundations signed this statement in support of DACA following the program's cancellation.