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March 11, 2020
National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

The economy, natural disasters, big breaking news, election cycles, etc. all make catching potential donors’ attention and investments more difficult. In the course of a normal year, these dynamics are commonplace and even anticipatable. We know how to reschedule campaigns, we’re getting better at planning for the boom and bust of electoral cycle funding and have learned to lean into more resilient sources of independent revenue like sustainer giving to get us through the ups and downs.

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Press Release
January 27, 2020

The membership of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) elected three new members to its board of directors, as well as re-elected three current board members.

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Press Release
December 16, 2019
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We applaud Minnesota Governor Tim Walz’s action in continuing Minnesota’s welcoming tradition for refugees. The Kandiyohi County Board also recently voted to accept refugee resettlement, joining...

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Statement
November 20, 2019

Statement from the board co-chairs on Daranee Petsod's departure as president at the end of 2020 and her many accomplishments in 21 years as GCIR's leader.

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Commentary
October 23, 2019
Californians, stand up for immigrants targeted by ‘public charge’ rule

On Oct. 11, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California temporarily blocked the federal government’s changes to the “public charge” rule, after hearing arguments from the state of California, Santa Clara County and San Francisco, along with health care, legal services and immigrant organizations.

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