Grantmaking & Philanthropic Collaboration

GCIR is announcing the California Dignity for Families Fund’s first round of grantmaking investments, totalling $2.8M. The Fund, launched in May as part of a public-private partnership with the State of California, mobilizes philanthropic dollars to provide urgent humanitarian relief to migrants and support for their resettlement in California communities. 
October 2021
Press Release
News
 In partnership with California philanthropy, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) today announced the launch of the California Dignity for Families Fund, seeking to raise $20 million to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of migrants at the southern California border, ensure due process for asylum seekers, support their integration into receiving communities, and restore dignity to the asylum process.
Logo for the California Dignity for Families Fund
May 2021
Press Release
News
Following up on GCIR’s 2020 report on secondary trauma among grantees, we are hosting a funder strategy session to focus on the implementation and refinement of grantmaking practices in this domain.   
March 2021
Group Meeting
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The first quarterly President Message from Marissa Tirona, GCIR President.
January 2021
President's Message
News
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.
Sign that says, "Vote Like Your Country Depends On It"
October 2020
President's Message
News
This two-page infographic summarizes the mission, vision, and impact of Delivering on the Dream.
September 2020
Infographic
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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 2020
Philanthropic News
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Giving Compass and National Center for Family Philanthropy (NCFP) are working together to bring you the most comprehensive list of vetted response and relief funds.
June 2020
Response Fund
News
AHRI for Justice (AHRI) and Viet Rainbow of Orange County (VROC) recognize that our communities have been greatly impacted by COVID-19. For many in our communities, COVID-19 is no longer just a public health crisis, but a humanitarian crisis on many levels.
June 2020
Response Fund
News
Join Workforce Matters to discuss the strategies three foundations are using to respond to working families’ near-term needs related to income, employment, job training, and supportive services while sustaining their long-term work to reduce disparities and injustices and advance family economic security. 
May 2020
Co-Sponsored Program
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