Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Amount
All Amounts
Grants Found
41
Grants Totaling
$1,815,000

1951 Coffee Company

Project Title
To provide job training for living wage jobs in the gourmet coffee sector to recently-arrived refugees and asylees whore side in Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Francisco Counties.
Amount
$35,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Berkeley, CA

Barista Training Program

Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus

Project Title
National Security and Civil Rights
Amount
$55,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support a program that addresses the information and safety needs of Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim, and South Asian immigrant communities through Know Your Rights education, policy advocacy, and strengthened partnerships with state and local immigrants’ rights networks.

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach

Project Title
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.
Amount
$52,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

East Bay Naturalization Collaborative

California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative

Fiscal Agent
Asian Health Services
Project Title
To support an effort that aims to transform the nail salon industry in the Bay Area to one that achieves economic security for workers and ensures the sustainability of small, immigrant-run businesses.
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Oakland, CA

Nail Salon Labor Rights Initiative

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
2017
Location
Los Angeles, CA

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

Canal Alliance

Project Title
Immigration Legal Services
Amount
$50,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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 other North Bay counties.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa

Project Title
North County Immigration Legal Services
Amount
$80,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Santa Rosa, CA

To support a new program that provides 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
2017
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 Contra Costa County.

Centro Laboral de Graton

Project Title
To support recruitment, attendance support, and job placement services for immigrant workers as part of a partnership between Centro Laboral de Graton and Santa Rosa Junior College that creates adult career pathways that prepare immigrant day laborers and domestic workers for steady long-term employment.
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Graton, CA

Immigrant Workforce Training Partnership

Centro Laboral de Graton

Project Title
General Support
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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
Post Release Accompaniment Project
Amount
$25,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Oakland, CA

To support a volunteer-based network that provides emergency assistance to asylum applicants and other detainees who are released from immigration detention facilities in Richmond and Bakersfield, California.

Centro Legal de la Raza

Project Title
Refugee Children and Migrant Families Project
Amount
$75,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Oakland, CA

To support immigration legal services, information and referral, and community education and outreach to unaccompanied immigrant children and migrant families from Central America who are at risk of deportation.

Coastside Hope

Project Title
Immigration and Citizenship Program
Amount
$35,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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.

Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto

Project Title
Immigration Legal Services
Amount
$35,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
East Palo Alto, CA

To support Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto’s (CLSEPA’s) Immigration Legal Services program that provides family-based immigration legal services and community education and outreach to low-income immigrants in East Palo Alto and communities in the region.

Day Worker Center of Mountain View

Project Title
General Support
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Mountain View, CA

To support a membership organization 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.

Dolores Street Community Services

Project Title
San Francisco Day Labor Program and Women's Collective
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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, gain access to social and educational services that promote health and well-being, and become engaged in the local community.

Dolores Street Community Services

Project Title
Africa Advocacy Network
Amount
$35,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support 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.

East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy

Project Title
Contra Costa Immigrant Rights Alliance
Amount
$26,400
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Oakland, CA

To support efforts to launch the Contra Costa Immigrant Rights Alliance, which will organize and support actions across the county and collectively move campaigns forward to engage the broader community in supporting immigrants.

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

Project Title
General Support
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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.

Educators for Fair Consideration

Fiscal Agent
Community Initiatives
Project Title
Community Education and Outreach
Amount
$30,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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
To convene a small group of thought leaders and education stakeholders in California to assess the needs of immigrant and refugee students in light of post-election developments and a changing policy landscape.
Amount
$8,600
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Sebastopol, CA

Immigrant Students in California: What’s at Stake in 2017 and Beyond

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Project Title
Expanding Protections and Creating a Safe Learning Environment for PreK-12 Immigrant and Refugee Students in California
Amount
$20,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Sebastopol, CA

To support a planning process and resource development for a statewide effort that will provide resources to educators and school districts for ensuring safe learning environments for immigrant and refugee students, related to heightened immigration enforcement and anti-immigrant rhetoric that have resulted in high levels of fear and an alarming increase in bullying and harassment.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Project Title
California Immigrant Integration Initiative
Amount
$10,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Sebastopol, CA

To support 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.

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees

Project Title
UndocuFund
Amount
$10,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Sebastopol, CA

To support direct assistance through the UndocuFund to immigrant victims of the North Bay fires who may not qualify for federal aid or who are too fearful to seek assistance.

Hayward Unified School District

Project Title
Unaccompanied Immigrant Minors Support Program
Amount
$25,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Hayward, CA

To support an inter-agency network that addresses the educational, social, and legal services needs of unaccompanied immigrant children in the in the Hayward Unified School District.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Project Title
Ready Bay Area
Amount
$30,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support Ready Bay Area’s efforts to build the capacity of immigrant-facing organizations to reach, screen and serve immigrant communities in the region.

Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity

Project Title
Immigrant Integration
Amount
$45,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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 Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, and Sonoma Counties
Amount
$185,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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, Sonoma, and Contra Costa Counties.

Internationals Network for Public Schools

Project Title
Family Resource Center, Oakland International High School
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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 of the school’s recently-arrived immigrant students and their families as they transition into school and community life.

Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay

Project Title
To support the provision of resettlement services for Afghan refugees who served as translators for U.S. troops and had to flee Afghanistan under threats from the Taliban.
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Berkeley, CA

Afghan Refugee Resettlement Program

Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco

Project Title
To support a coordinated effort among nonprofit immigration legal services organizations that will house, mentor, and supervise new immigration attorneys who will represent detained persons in bond hearings and removal proceedings in immigration court.
Amount
$50,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

Northern California Collaborative for Immigrant Justice

Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco

Project Title
Northern California Rapid Response Network
Amount
$30,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support the Northern California Rapid Response Network infrastructure development including a data collection system and community outreach strategy which will support and coordinate rapid response networks in the region.

La Luz Center

Project Title
Information and Referral Services
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Sonoma, CA

To support an Information and Referral program that connects low income immigrants in the Sonoma Valley to an array of community services and resources that contribute to family wellbeing, including health, education, immigration legal services, and financial security.

Legal Services for Children

Project Title
Immigrant Children Project
Amount
$55,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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.

Monument Impact

Project Title
Day Labor Center
Amount
$40,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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.

Mujeres Unidas y Activas

Project Title
Building Immigrant Leadership in Hayward and Fremont
Amount
$65,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

To support MUA’s efforts to deepen engagement of Latina immigrant women in Hayward and Fremont by cultivating new members and training them to participate in local and state-wide campaigns; and to support MUA’s organizational infrastructure as it goes through an executive transition.

OneJustice

Project Title
Rural Justice Initiative
Amount
$20,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
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
Partnerships for Trauma Recovery Core Programming Support
Amount
$60,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Berkeley, CA

To support culturally competent and linguistically appropriate psychotherapy services to refugee and asylee survivors of trauma in individual and group settings and build capacity of the field by operating a training program for graduate student clinicians.

Petaluma City Schools

Project Title
McDowell Family Resource Center
Amount
$58,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
Petaluma, CA

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

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center

Project Title
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.
Amount
$45,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Francisco, CA

Creating Economic Opportunity for Low-Income Latina Immigrant Women in Richmond

Tahirih Justice Center

Project Title
Bay Area Services
Amount
$45,000
Category
Immigrants and Refugees
Year
2017
Location
San Bruno, CA

To support a program that provides direct legal representation, consultation, and case management services to low income immigrant women, girls, and single mothers with children who are victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, forced marriage, and other forms of violence.