... many countries. “Very few philanthropists are thinking about global health security or related issues,” said ... turn the tide on this outbreak and others, it has to be about massive government and multilateral intervention ... ... Coronavirus is Spreading. What is Philanthropy Doing About That? What Should it Do? ...
February 23, 2020
... thriller called “The Cobra Event” by Richard Preston, about a terrorist who releases a deadly virus in the United ... in Africa, and so he knew all sorts of scary things about how quickly lethal infectious diseases could spread. ... of millions more people worldwide. What was so alarming about these two works of fiction is how totally plausible ...
March 11, 2020
... up to support our undocumented friends and neighbors whose immigration status puts them in danger of hunger, ... to deploy nearly $80 million to build local capacity for immigration legal services, advocacy, and organizing. ...
May 11, 2020
... at curtailing both authorized and unauthorized immigration; weakening protections for asylum seekers, ... Californians live in families whose members have different immigration statuses. Escalating anti-immigrant vitriol and ... We need to understand the implications of changing federal immigration policies on each of our areas of giving. And, we ...
January 12, 2018
... associated with donor-advised funds—to learn more about the Hate Is Not Charitable Campaign and sign on; read about the anti-immigrant movement and the private money ...
June 5, 2019
... Luther King, Jr., some may not have been aware that the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was among the many ... and put in place a family-based system that opened up immigration from countries across the globe. By removing ... and shift our individual and collective mindsets about how best to advance the rights and inclusion of ...
January 23, 2019
... situation shook out. Quite a bit has now been written about how funders have responded—and are responding—to ... policy is no accident. Despite philanthropy’s wariness about appearing too political, funders have found it necessary under Trump to be more outspoken about their values. And while the Council of Foundations and ...
May 7, 2018
... and those living in close quarters. They are concerned about community health, and they are also concerned about the potential for working families to face economic ...
March 18, 2020
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.
September 9, 2019
... of the new public charge rule dwarfs that of any other immigration policy under this administration thus far. The ... for which they are eligible. Fearing the potential immigration consequences, many have preemptively disenrolled ... since the very first executive actions, recognizing that immigration issues are integral to all funding priorities. ...
September 10, 2019
... without health insurance, and living in constant fear of immigration enforcement. These challenges require a ...
May 27, 2020
The first quarterly President Message from Marissa Tirona, GCIR President.
January 29, 2021
A pledge from California philanthropic organizations:
The COVID–19 public health and economic crisis and the murders of Black Americans by police, have laid bare the deep inequities across our state. We need bold steps to ensure a future based on economic inclusion, racial equity, and compassionate humanity.
July 9, 2020
... public health officials and enforcement are concerned about the spread of the virus not only in the community but ... border, but it hasn't gone away..even if we aren't hearing about it in the same way. I know that there's a lot going ...
March 10, 2020
... them to fill out the census questionnaire. Details about the paid media program and how to participate can be ... groups received accounts with Thru-Text and information about how to hold a “distributed text bank”. ...
March 13, 2020
Donors need to act now to ensure nonprofits can not only help us through the crisis but also be in a position to rebuild our communities in the future.
March 15, 2020
2020 has been a year unlike any other in our lifetimes. The fourth consecutive year of escalating policy attacks on immigrants and many other marginalized communities.
October 13, 2020