Lessons from Florida’s Defense of LGBT Rights
Equality Florida Co-founder and CEO Nadine Smith talks about the challenges facing the movement, and how her state has achieved pro-LGBT wins in a tough climate.
Integrating Racial Equity in Nonprofit Work
The Racial Equity to Accelerate Change (REACH) Fund at Borealis Philanthropy announces the second year of grantmaking to 14 practitioners providing racial equity consultative services to nonprofit organizations.
New fund seeks to raise $50 million to provide direct relief to undocumented immigrants and their families.
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and dedicated philanthropic partners announced the launch of the California Immigrant Resilience Fund, a major new public-private partnership raising critical donations to provide direct relief to undocumented Californians and their families, who are ineligible for COVID-19 federal relief and state safety-net programs.
Transformational change requires collaboration, steadfastness, and a willingness to challenge the status quo. Together with our partners in the Bay Area and around the country, we work to advance rights and create opportunities for all people.
We invest in five key areas of focus:
Supporting equal opportunities for immigrants to become active citizens and achieve the American dream.
Advancing the cause of full equality for LGBT Americans, by protecting marriage equality and other civil rights.
Closing the opportunity gaps in San Francisco’s public schools to even the odds and improve life chances for all students.
Building the skills and abilities of organization and movement leaders so they can advance the cause of social change.
Strengthening the Bay Area as a community, with spaces and institutions that bring people together and enrich lives.