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Grants of up to $75,000 to USA public interest legal groups and community-based organizations for efforts that promote social change and create public policy. Applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Priority funding is intended for litigation efforts that are connected to, and coordinated with, immigrant communities and organizations. Due to the current economic and health crisis related to COVID-19, ILF grants awarded will be general operating grants rather than project grants.
Borealis asks that applicants to the ILF continue to request support for specific impact litigation projects focused on immigration enforcement issues but will provide grant dollars in the form of general operating support to allow organizations maximum flexibility to respond to changing and unforeseen needs and circumstances, that arise during the grant period.
The Fund supports litigation focused on ensuring the rights of immigrants are protected and promoting greater fairness and accountability in the nation’s immigration enforcement system. The ILF is currently providing support for funding needs related to:
ILF’s funding will prioritize impact litigation projects focused on challenging immigration enforcement issues. The ILF will consider litigation projects that challenge immigration enforcement issues that include but are not limited to:
For additional information about funding priorities, see: https://borealisphilanthropy.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2020-ILF-Funding-Priorities.pdf#page=1
GrantWatch ID#: 184153
Applicants to the ILF can request up to $75,000 in funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://borealisphilanthropy.force.com/FGM_Portal__CommunitySignin
To schedule a call with Borealis staff, please send an email to email@example.com with days and times you are available for a call.
If you have previously applied for or received a Borealis grant please contact the Grants Management Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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