2014 • 1 year • Migration
This grant to Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), a donor affinity group, will support the planning and implementation of the 2014 national convening of GCIR members in Nashville, Tennessee. The convening will educate donors on a variety of issues related to immigration in the United States, including integration, economic security, health, education, and civil participation. The convening will have a particular focus on the South, a region with rapidly increasing and diverse immigrant and refugee populations.
2014 • 3 years • Migration
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) is a funder affinity group that works with 80 member foundations and the greater philanthropic community on a wide range of immigration and immigrant integration issues. GCIR will develop and implement programs and information resources on unaccompanied immigrant children, while engaging foundations in developing and implementing a coordinated funding strategy on this issue at the local, regional, and national levels. It will also organize a national policy briefing in 2015 and a biennial national convening of more than 100 funding organizations in 2016.
2012 • 3 years • Migration
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) is a donor affinity group that provides information, services, technical support, and networking opportunities to U.S.-based grantmakers working on immigrant and refugee issues. GCIR works on behalf of funders at the national, state, and local levels to advance justice and opportunity for the nation’s growing and increasingly diverse immigrant and refugee populations; the organization also supports the efforts of foundations funding migration issues in the Central America-Mexico-U.S. corridor. General operating support from MacArthur will help GCIR engage philanthropy in addressing the most pressing issues facing immigrant workers and their families.
2008 • 3 years • Migration
In support of general operations, and in support of their 2008 National Convening (over three years).
2006 • 2 years • Migration
In support of general operations (over two years).