Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) is a national network of funders who seek to leverage their grantmaking to expand opportunities for and address challenges facing immigrants, refugees, and their communities.
GCIR's groups provide forums for grantmakers, no matter their size, location, experience, or funding priorities, to gather and learn from one another, collaborate on strategy, and maximize their impact.
Despite immigrants' crucial role in our nation’s economy—the country’s 45 million foreign-born residents represent 13 percent of the U.S. population but 17 percent of its workforce—many lack access to financial services the rest of us take for granted.
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...
If you check out the "Joint Foundation Statement on Immigration organized by Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees, you'll find that a long list of smaller funders has..."
This call will review the range of recent policy developments, consider what further changes the coming weeks and months may bring, and help participants understand the impact in their communities and beyond.
This webinar will explore how organizations are addressing the challenges of integration and the impact of the policy climate on that process.
This webinar gave funders an overview of the issues facing guest workers and their families, current and proposed policies, and vulnerabilities workers face.
This learning opportunity will ground funders across Northern New England on the opportunities and challenges facing rural communities with growing newcomers populations.
This learning tour will cover strategies and action taken by philanthropy nationally and from leaders in Minnesota to support immigrant and refugee communities.
Join legal and policy experts for a timely discussion of the basics of immigrant eligibility for health care, the barriers immigrants face, and how funders can respond.
Join this call to learn about unique post-disaster challenges facing immigrants and refugees, particularly those who are low-income and limited English proficient.
Join us this timely briefing to hear how Dreamers and their communities, as well as supporters and allies, are responding to the cancellation of DACA.
This call considered the profound and wide-ranging challenges to immigrant families’ economic security.
This call considered how funders can support efforts to promote a safe and inclusive learning environment for all.
This call, held in honor of World Refugee Day, will explore several innovative models during this era of the global refugee crisis. Join to hear from leading figures in the field about the potential and lessons learned of their approaches.
A week ago, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees issued a powerful joint statement calling on funders to take a stand against President Trump’s executive orders on immigrants and refugees.
As a Mexican immigrant dedicated to building my career in the philanthropy space, I’m deeply moved and inspired by the Joint Foundation Statement on Immigration organized by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees.
Over 70 foundations have signed a joint statement on immigration in the wake of President Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim countries.