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GCIR provides timely resources that funders need to address the challenges facing newcomers and their host communities.
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GCIR Aug 13
Excellent testimony highlighting the critical need for a fair and accurate Census count in California during today's session of the Assembly and Senate Select Committee on the Census. Watch now:
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Alex Daniels Jul 19
Seeing results of the "zero tolerance" policy, foundations have rushed rapid response grants to support causes like ' campaign via
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Alex Daniels Jul 19
I hope this serves as a reminder for further follow up....lots of foundations seemed to be mulling grants but hadn't committed...
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GCIR Jul 17
Nearly 200 philanthropic institutions have signed our statement on family separation and detention, and dozens have made investments to support children and families. Review our funding recommendations to see how you can take action.
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GCIR Jul 16
Attention Philanthropy: Want to learn more about immigration detention? Get a primer on the topic during our funders-only webinar Thursday, 7/19.
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GCIR Jun 29
Funders: Wondering how to respond to family separation and detention through your grantmaking? Check out our draft funding recommendations.
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GCIR Jun 28
We're honored that nearly 140 philanthropic institutions have joined us in supporting immigrant children and families. Read our statement, join us, and take action!
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Jackie Mahendra Jun 27
"There's no actual need to detain asylum-seeking families. There are plenty of proven methods to make sure they show up for court dates." -immigration attorney on call with
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GCIR Jun 27
More than 110 philanthropic institutions have now joined in support of children and families seeking refuge at the U.S. border! Read our statement and join them:
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GCIR Jun 25
More than 70 foundations & philanthropic orgs have showed their support for immigrant children and families seeking refuge by signing our statement on family separation and detention. Read it and join them:
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GCIR Jun 22
"We, the undersigned, stand united in our belief that separating families, as well as detaining them together indefinitely, is morally unacceptable and traumatic for parents and children." Read the full statement, signed by more than 40 grantmakers:
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GCIR Jun 22
"The decisions we make today not only impact the present. They shape our future. And in this case, the future is the next generation: our children." Powerful words from Carolyn Wang Kong at Blue Shield of CA Foundation.
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GCIR Jun 22
More than 30 foundations have signed onto a statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States. More are signing on by the hour. Read it--and contact us to join them:
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GCIR Jun 22
Wondering how your foundation can respond to and ? Join our webinar next Wednesday to learn from experts and hear recommended strategies.
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Funders' Network Jun 21
Families remain separated, and it's unclear how - or when - they'll be reunited. Here's a round-up of responses from leaders in philanthropy - and resources for funders who want to help.
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Jenifer Holland Jun 21
New report via & "foundations should consider helping cash-starved refugee nonprofits develop ways to attract new clients and grants, and evaluate possible mergers with other organizations to make programs more sustainable."
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Giving Compass Jun 20
A new report from provides a roadmap for supporting refugees, asylum seekers, and unaccompanied children seeking protection in the United States and abroad. Learn more at GCIR's June 27 webinar:
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GCIR Jun 20
Is your organization thinking this about how to respond to the grave challenges facing refugees and asylum seekers? Consider the lessons in our new report:
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GCIR Jun 20
As of this , the US is on pace to resettle fewer than 22k refugees this fiscal year — a drop from 85k in 2016 and 200k+ in 1980. Read our set of case studies on what philanthropy is doing to stand :
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GCIR Jun 20
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