Open Society Foundations
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.
As the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border fuels an explosive public debate, a group of grant makers is working to show donors how to develop long-term solutions to a refugee crisis that has been roiling for years.
In response to the global refugee crisis and the U.S. government's increasingly hard-line immigration policies, foundations are taking action to support refugees and asylum seekers, a report from Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees finds.
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.
The affinity group Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees is playing an important coordinating role [on DACA], as it did in organizing philanthropy's response to Trump's travel ban. GCIR has...