In July, on behalf of Unbound Philanthropy, Elyse Lightman Samuels attended a protest at Fort Sill in Oklahoma, which has been a site of violence and trauma for generations, resulting from criminalization, mass incarceration, and family separation. She describes her experience.
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.
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.
More than 60 philanthropic institutions submitted comments in response to the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
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.