The Trump administration has launched its most far-reaching attack on immigrants to date in the guise of a seemingly innocuous regulatory change: the revised “public charge” rule. When the new rule goes into effect on October 15, barring delays due to litigation, immigrants accessing programs that help them meet basic needs, such as food, housing, and health care, can be denied a green card, and individuals deemed likely to use these programs can be denied admission to the United States.
A look at a network of providers and funders, their effort to provide legal representation for all immigrants facing deporation, and the transformational impact of that representation.
This article looks at the think tanks and organizations that push for tougher immigration restrictions and their new influence under the current administration.
This report offers recommendations to strengthen immigration legal services in California for immigrants and asylum seekers. The report draws from 20 interviews with executive-level staff from legal service organizations and 80 responses to an online survey of a broad range of immigration legal service providers across the state.
SVCF is leading an effort with our other Bay Area philanthropic partners on a regional response to this public health crisis.
A set of resources for funders and phlanthropy serving organizations on the 2020 Census.
As governments, businesses, and individuals scramble to respond to the threat of a coronavirus pandemic, those of us who work at nonprofits and foundations rightly ask what we can do to make a difference.
A letter about Census 2020 outreach in the Bay Area amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
As Americans face troubling new barriers to vote, is philanthropy ready to help?
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.
Philanthropy's response to COVID-19 has also started to emerge during the last two months, but remains piecemeal.
In a recent piece on the declining fortunes of the Council on Foundations, we looked at how the philanthropy sector has changed as it's grown.
A statement on Edward W. Hazen Foundation's efforts to align its investment acitivities with its mission and goals.
“I’ve never seen the amount of support, investment, the breadth and depth of partnerships that I’m seeing for 2020,” one census outreach organizer said.
Thank you for everyone who attended the Bay Area Funders' Regional meeting.
It is time for us to dream again—and dream big. We cannot afford to focus solely on resisting our present reality at the expense of designing the future we wish for.
GCIR has embarked on a comprehensive and collective endeavor to examine existing grantmaking; analyze global, national, and state trends; and engage a wide range of stakeholders, including GCIR members, immigrant rights and service organizations, as well as allies in academia and the public sector.
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.