Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) seeks to engage a consultant or team of consultants to document immigrant COVID-19 direct relief funds, in particular highlighting lessons learned for philanthropy in establishing these funds, supporting them optimally, and tapping their utility beyond crisis response. Relief funds span those created by state and local governments, philanthropies, and nonprofit organizations across the country.
San Diego’s Karen refugees, an ethnic minority of Burma, are used to uncertainty.
They were persecuted, their villages burned. They fled through jungles, not knowing if they would meet...
If you’re an immigrant in Washington State experiencing hard times because of COVID-19, and you aren’t eligible for federal financial relief or unemployment insurance, this fund is for you.
As immigrant workers and families with low incomes across the country are disproportionately affected by the economic and health impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, state and local communities are stepping in to fill the gaps left by limited federal relief efforts. Not only do these efforts need to be available and tailored to immigrant community needs, but they also must focus on creating effective outreach to immigrant audiences.
Now is the time for our immigrant AANHPI community to hold onto each other tighter than ever. We must remember that many of us cannot work from home and are not covered by government aid packages.
The Emergency Relief Fund for Immigrants in SD is a grassroots fundraising effort to provide accelerated, short-term financial assistance to immigrant families and individuals, who have minimal access to state or federal support, and who, because of COVID-19, may be pushed even deeper into the shadows with few resources available to meet their immediate needs. This is a statewide fund.
Florida Immigrant Coalition's “Essential but Excluded Fund” is providing emergency support to low-income families whose marginalization exists in the intersection of immigration and poverty.
Support The Chicano Federation's San Diego Farm Worker's Fund.
The Arizona Undocumented Workers Relief Fund has been established by more than 20 community groups and leaders to raise funds for undocumented working families who support our economy, industries, and communities every day, but who are not eligible to receive unemployment benefits or most of the federal disaster relief funds.