Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Amount
All Amounts
Grants Found
45
Grants Totaling
$1,903,195

1951 Coffee Company

Project Title
Barista Training Program
Amount
$42,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Berkeley, CA

To support the launch of a program that will provide refugees and asylees in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties with job training and placement for living wage employment in the gourmet coffee sector.

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

Project Title
East Bay Naturalization Collaborative
Amount
$52,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support a partnership among six East Bay immigration legal services organizations that pool resources to provide community education and outreach and citizenship application services to citizenship-eligible immigrants in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties

California Immigrant Policy Center

Fiscal Agent
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles
Project Title
Immigrant Day 2016
Amount
$8,500
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Los Angeles, CA

To support the participation of approximately 150 Bay Area immigrants and refugees in Immigrant Day 2016.

California Immigrant Policy Center

Fiscal Agent
Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles
Project Title
Strategic Communications and Community Outreach
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Los Angeles, CA

To support strategic communications, technical assistance, and community outreach activities that are designed to involve a statewide network of immigrant-serving organizations in efforts to promote public policies that advance the wellbeing and full inclusion of immigrants in the State of California

Canal Alliance

Project Title
Immigration and Citizenship Legal Services
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Rafael, CA

To support the provision of immigration legal services and community education and outreach to immigrants and refugees residing in Marin and Contra Costa Counties

Canal Alliance

Project Title
Executive Transition
Amount
$8,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Rafael, CA

To contribute to the executive transition process at Canal Alliance.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa

Project Title
North County Immigration Legal Services
Amount
$80,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Santa Rosa, CA

To establish a new program that will provide family-based immigration legal services, citizenship test preparation, and community education and outreach to low-income immigrants in northern Sonoma County

Catholic Charities of the East Bay

Project Title
Richmond Immigration Legal Services
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Oakland, CA

To support the provision of family-based immigration legal services and community education and outreach to low-income immigrants and to unaccompanied immigrant children who reside in western Contra Costa County

Centro Laboral de Graton

Project Title
Immigrant Workforce Training Partnership
Amount
$45,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Graton, CA

To support recruitment, attendance support, and job placement services for immigrant workers as part of a new partnership between Centro Laboral de Graton and Santa Rosa Junior College that will create adult career pathways that will prepare immigrant day laborers and domestic workers for steady long-term employment

Centro Laboral de Graton

Project Title
General Support
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Graton, CA

To support the provision of job referrals, job skills training, occupational health and safety classes, English as a Second Language instruction, and opportunities for leadership development and community engagement to male and female immigrant workers residing in western Sonoma County

Centro Legal de la Raza

Project Title
Refugee Children and Migrant Family Project
Amount
$85,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Oakland, CA

To support immigration legal services, information and referral, and community education and outreach to unaccompanied immigrant children and to young single mothers with children from Central America who are at risk of deportation

Centro Legal de la Raza

Project Title
Post Release Accompaniment Project
Amount
$30,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Oakland, CA

To support a volunteer-based project that provides emergency assistance to asylum applicants who are released on bond from immigration detention at the West County Detention Facility in Richmond, California

Coastside Hope

Project Title
Immigration and Citizenship Program
Amount
$35,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
El Granada, CA

To support family-based immigration legal services, citizenship test preparation classes and community education and outreach to low-income immigrants and refugees residing in the rural coastal communities of San Mateo County.

CompassPoint Nonprofit Services

Project Title
Tuition
Amount
$695
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Oakland, CA

To pay the tuition for the Nonprofit Management Institute for Senior Nonprofit Managers and Directors.

Day Worker Center of Mountain View

Project Title
General Support
Amount
$41,500
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Mountain View, CA

To support an organization that provides a structured and dignified setting for immigrant workers in northern Santa Clara County to find employment and gain access to social and educational services that promote health and well-being.

Dolores Street Community Services

Project Title
Immigration Legal Services, Africa Advocacy Network
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support family-based immigration legal services and community education for a program that serves low-income African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants and refugees from across the San Francisco Bay Area

Dolores Street Community Services

Project Title
San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women's Collective
Amount
$55,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support a program that provides a structured and dignified setting for male and female immigrant temporary workers in San Francisco to find employment and gain access to social and educational services that promote health and well being.

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

Project Title
General Support
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Berkeley, CA

To support an organization that provides essential support, legal services, and advocacy to low-income asylum seekers and other immigrants, and promotes understanding and communication between long-term residents and newcomers through a variety of community education program

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

Project Title
Legacy Grant: Organizational Capacity Building
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Berkeley, CA

Legacy Grants recognize the programs and organizations that best represent ZFF’s mission, and values.

Educators for Fair Consideration

Fiscal Agent
Community Initiatives
Project Title
Community Education and Outreach
Amount
$10,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support a ten-county regional community education and outreach effort aimed at increasing awareness among students, parents, educators, and community allies about the challenges and concrete opportunities facing undocumented young people as they pursue college, professional careers, and lawful immigration status in the United States

Educators for Fair Consideration

Fiscal Agent
Community Initiatives
Project Title
Community Education and Outreach
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support a ten-county regional community education and outreach effort aimed at increasing awareness among students, parents, educators, and community allies about the challenges and concrete opportunities facing undocumented young people as they pursue college, professional careers, and lawful immigration status in the United States

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Project Title
Travel expenses for GCIR conference
Amount
$800
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Sebastopol, CA

To cover travel expenses for the Oakland Unified School District’s Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Specialist to present on the district’s unique and successful program model at the national conference of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Project Title
California Immigrant Integration Initiative
Amount
$20,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Sebastopol, CA

To support the Bay Area activities of a statewide project that engages foundations and local governments in efforts to develop and invest in strategies that advance the integration of immigrants and refugees at the local and state level

Hayward Unified School District

Project Title
Unaccompanied Immigrant Minor Program
Amount
$50,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Hayward, CA

To support an inter-agency support system in the Hayward Unified School District that will address the educational, social, health and legal services needs of unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Project Title
Attorney of the Day and CIS Liaison Programs
Amount
$70,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support two programs that increase the capacity of nonprofit immigration legal services organizations to provide clients with reliable information and effective legal representation

Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity

Project Title
Immigration Program
Amount
$50,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Oakland, CA

To support a program that engages a network of Bay Area faith-based congregations in efforts to cultivate multicultural appreciation and promote the fair treatment of immigrants in local communities

International Institute of the Bay Area

Project Title
Immigration Legal Services in Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Mateo Counties
Amount
$105,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support family-based immigration legal services and community education and outreach to low-income immigrants and refugees in San Mateo, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties

International Institute of the Bay Area

Project Title
Sonoma Immigration Legal Services
Amount
$80,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To establish a new program that will provide immigration legal services and community education and outreach to low-income immigrants in and around the Springs neighborhoods located on the outskirts of the city of Sonoma

Internationals Network for Public Schools

Project Title
Family Resource Center, Oakland International High School
Amount
$45,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
New York, NY

To support a dedicated space on the Oakland International High School campus that provides a broad range of co-located social services, information and referral for community resources, ESL classes, and leadership opportunities that help facilitate the integration the school’s recently-arrived immigrant students and their families transition into school and community life

Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay

Project Title
Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016

To support the provision of resettlement services (case management, job search, housing placement, connections for health and mental health services, orientation to local communities, and English as a Second Language classes) for Afghan refugees who served as translators for U.S. troops and had to flee Afghanistan under threats from the Taliban

La Luz Center

Project Title
Tuition
Amount
$1,500
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Sonoma, CA

To pay the tuition for Art of Leadership.

La Luz Center

Project Title
Information & Referral Services
Amount
$50,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Sonoma, CA

To support an Information and Referral Services program that connects low-income immigrants in the Sonoma Valley to an array of community services and resources that contribute to family wellbeing and advancement

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area

Project Title
Pro Bono Asylum Program
Amount
$35,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support free legal representation to indigent asylum seekers, train non-immigration lawyers and nonprofit legal services providers in the areas of asylum and refugee law, and interact with the local offices of the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement to facilitate the fair treatment of Bay Area asylum seekers.

Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center

Project Title
Wage Recovery Project
Amount
$84,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support the launch of a legal clinic that will utilize the mechanic’s lien process and popular education as a means of addressing the rampant wage theft experienced by immigrant workers in the construction sector.

Legal Services for Children

Project Title
LSC Monitoring & Evaluation Project
Amount
$7,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To contribute to an effort by Legal Services for Children to design and implement an evaluation system that will enable the organization to track, analyze, and report on short-term and long-term client outcomes.

Legal Services for Children

Project Title
Immigrant Children Project
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support immigration legal services, information and referral, and community education and outreach to immigrant youth in the Bay Area who have been detained by U.S. immigration authorities or are at risk of deportation, with a focus on serving unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America

Monument Impact

Project Title
Monument Impact Day Labor Center
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Concord, CA

To support a membership organization located in Concord’s low-income Monument Corridor neighborhood that provides a structured and dignified setting for immigrant workers to find employment, gain access to social and educational services that promote health and well-being, and become engaged in the local community

North Bay Organizing Project

Project Title
Tenants' Rights Outreach
Amount
$9,500
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Graton, CA

To support a community outreach campaign to educate a targeted group of Santa Rosa, CA tenants about a new ordinance that established rent stabilization and just-cause eviction standards for tenants of multi-unit apartments that were built before 1995.

OneJustice

Project Title
Rural Justice Initiative
Amount
$25,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support a partnership with the McDowell Elementary School Family Resource Center and the International Institute of the Bay Area to engage volunteer attorneys and law students in the provision of immigrant rights workshops and immigration legal services clinics for low income Petaluma residents

Partnerships for Trauma Recovery

Project Title
General Support
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Berkeley, CA

To support an organization that increases the access of refugee and asylee survivors of trauma to specialized, culturally competent psychotherapy through a training program for graduate student clinicians and the provision of psychotherapy services in individual and group settings

Petaluma City Schools

Project Title
McDowell Family Resource Center
Amount
$70,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Petaluma, CA

To support a dedicated space on campus that provides a broad range of co-located social services, information and referralfor community resources, adult education, and family engagement opportunities that collectively support the successful integration of students and families.

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Project Title
Creating Economic Opportunity for Low Income Latina Immigrant Women
Amount
$50,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
San Francisco, CA

Summary: To support a program designed to increase the financial self-sufficiency and social advancement of Latina immigrant women in Contra Costa County through training and technical assistance in microenterprise development and financial literacy.

Tahirih Justice Center

Project Title
Seed Support for a Bay Area Office
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Falls Church, VA

To contribute to the launch of a program that provides direct legal representation, consultation, and case management services to immigrant women and children who are victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, forced marriage, and other forms of violence

The Wage Justice Center

Project Title
Mechanic's Lien Resources
Amount
$8,500
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Los Angeles, CA

Support the production of informational materials for immigrant day laborers and for immigrant-serving organizations regarding the use of mechanic’s liens.

Vital Immigrant Defense Advocacy and Services

Project Title
Organizational Capacity Building
Amount
$9,200
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2016
Location
Santa Rosa, CA

To support a selection of capacity-building activities at VIDAS (Vital Immigrant Defense Advocacy and Services), a two-year-old nonprofit immigration legal services provider in Sonoma County.