Foundation / Corporation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
04/07/17 5:00 PM
Grants to California nonprofits and agencies for affordable and reliable immigration legal services in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. An informational session will be held on March 23, 2017. Funding is intended to support legal service providers and collaboratives that:
- Explore the prioritization of unmet immigrant legal needs and provide collaborative members the opportunity to build cross-county connections.
- Assess legal staff capacities to meet difficult immigration matters.
- Expand the number of BIA-accredited staff at legal organizations and/or legal service collaboratives.
In addition, SVCF will award grants to eligible applicants that:
- Develop and sustain partnership efforts through training, technical assistance, case reviews, coordinated communication, screening, information and referrals
and fund development activities.
- Maintain culturally competent baseline immigration legal services in the immigrant communities where the need is greatest.
- Help preserve the welfare of low-income immigrant children through legal representation.
- Respond to the changing immigration landscape while articulating realistic short-term, medium-term and long-term goals.
GrantWatch ID#: 152665
The average grant amount awarded in the 2016 grantmaking cycles was $50,000.
Successful applicants will receive grants for a minimum of one year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
RSVP for the information session: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/info-session-strengthening-the-legal-services-infrastructure-rfp-tickets-32508957166
Apply online: http://bit.ly/2nf1eby
Manuel Santamaria, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Grantmaking
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
2440 West El Camino Real, Suite 300
Mountain View, California 94040-1498
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