The Northwest Health Foundation has a full plate. It makes grants to education and health programs in Oregon and Washington State, advocates for people with disabilities, and tackles other issues...
The Trump administration has launched its most far-reaching attack on immigrants to date in the guise of a seemingly innocuous regulatory change: the revised “public charge” rule. When the new rule goes into effect on October 15, barring delays due to litigation, immigrants accessing programs that help them meet basic needs, such as food, housing, and health care, can be denied a green card, and individuals deemed likely to use these programs can be denied admission to the United States.
Changes in administration often lead to shifts in policy with real-world impact on funding for nonprofits. Under President Donald Trump, no sector has been harder hit than nonprofits that serve refugees and immigrants.
Despite ongoing attacks on immigrants from the highest levels of our society, foundations are giving less to pro-immigrant causes than to leisure sports.
Over the past week, I’ve been brooding like many of you over President Trump’s racist comments about “the squad’ – referring to four women of color in Congress.
“I’ve never seen the amount of support, investment, the breadth and depth of partnerships that I’m seeing for 2020,” one census outreach organizer said.
GCIR has embarked on a comprehensive and collective endeavor to examine existing grantmaking; analyze global, national, and state trends; and engage a wide range of stakeholders, including GCIR members, immigrant rights and service organizations, as well as allies in academia and the public sector.
Last week, I penned a piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy regarding my concern that too many of our colleagues in philanthropy may be “sleepwalking” though a political and civic moment our nation finds itself currently in – and that perhaps our capacity to be outraged has been narcotized.
A decade ago, when the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) published a report called “Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best,” not everyone was thrilled.
Kristine Gawry Campbell interviews Timi Gerson, vice president and chief content officer at The National Committee of Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) and author of State of Foundation Funding for the Pro-Immigrant Movement.