Grantee Profile

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

Grants to Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

  • $575,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Migration

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — This grant to the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) will help immigrant service organizations in Illinois to implement a future federal immigration reform law. ICIRR will educate immigrants on any new federal policies, assist immigrants in obtaining the documentation needed to prove eligibility for lawful status, and upgrade its technology so that it can efficiently refer immigrants to legal and social services. ICIRR’s partnerships with state, county, and city officials, ensure it will serve as a core hub of coordination for the myriad activities and services that will follow enactment of a new law.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Illinois Coalition for Immigration and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) works to promote the rights of immigrants and refugees to full and equal participation in civic, cultural, social, and political life of the United States. This general operating support grant to ICIRR will allow it to deepen its work in core areas and launches the Illinois Immigrant Integration Institute, which will develop and implement strategies that promote the full contribution of new Americans in Illinois to the economic and civic vitality of the state. Grant funds will be used for operating expenses such as salaries, rent, travel, subcontracts, and meetings.

  • $250,000

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Illinois New Americans Immigrant Policy Executive Order project (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights $1,325,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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