Join GCIR for a conversation with local and national AAPI leaders to learn more not only about the narrative, policy, and solidarity efforts to address anti-Asian violence, but also about the opportunities to building durable AAPI immigrant power across the country.
Philanthropy plays an important role in addressing the needs and lifting up the challenges facing our country’s diverse population of newcomers. This flowchart addresses some common concerns and questions about investing in this dynamic and critically important funding space.
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar, "Building Welcoming Communities for Tomorrow " here, including recording and powerpoint presentation.
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar, "BIPOC Communities' Response to Rising White Nationalism" here, including program recording and powerpoint.
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's "A Decade of DOTD: Building the Movement through Funder Collaboration" webinar here, including the session recording and PowerPoint.
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar "Building Immigrant Women's Economic Power" here, including the session recording and PowerPoint.
Upwardly Global—a leading workforce development organization focused on connecting immigrants and refugees to skill-aligned employment—is teaming up with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant Refugees (GCIR)—the nation’s philanthropy-mobilizing organization focused on advancing immigrant and refugee justice—to address and dismantle systemic barriers that immigrant women of color face to economic security. The partnership is made possible due to a grant from Pivotal Ventures, and directly aligns with their goal of
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar, "Transforming the Funding Landscape for the Immigrant Justice Movement" here, including the recording, PowerPoint, and other materials.
Between March and May 2020, GCIR conducted more than 50 interviews with immigrant-serving organizations across the state, representing a wide range of populations, geographies, issues, and strategies. These interviews sought to explore: pressing concerns related to COVID-19; strategies being deployed to address these concerns; current organizational capacity; and top policy and advocacy strategies at the local, state, and federal level.
These interviews revealed that immigrant-serving and immigrant-led organizations across the state are stretched to their limits. They are working to address urgent basic needs, test new strategies, and advocate for structural change, while managing capacity and other organizational challenges.
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar "Investing in Climate Resilience for Immigrant and BIPOC Communities in the South" here, including the session recording and transcription of the meeting.
Resources from GCIR's 2022 National Convening plenary, "The Narratives That Shape Us: Movement Leaders Share Their Stories."
Our quarterly California Census 2020 Statewide Funders’ Initiative meeting materials and resources.
More than 200 philanthropic institutions signed in support of this statement on immigration, representing local, state, regional, and national foundations from across the country.
Resources from GCIR's 2022 National Convening plenary, "Leadership on the Front Lines: Investing in the Promise of Youth Organizing."
Ivy Suriyopas has been appointed as the new Vice President of Programs at Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), effective May 12, 2021.