Alejandro Sanz and His #DREAMERTeam Are a Beacon of Tangible Hope for These Fearful Times

Categories: Entrepreneurship Fund, Financial Support, In the Media

At each of his concerts, Alejandro Sanz has met with a group of DACA recipients, undocumented immigrants, and their parents. Not only has he held private meet-and-greets, he is also raising funds through the sale of a “DREAMER” t-shirt for three organizations that benefit DREAMers: Dream Big Nevada’s DACA renewal fund, Immigrants Rising’s entrepreneurship program, and a college scholarship program, The Ascend Educational Fund.

Now Accepting Applications for Our Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grants

Categories: Entrepreneurship Fund, General Announcements

“This grant gave me the confidence to take my business to the next level, to create a space to help others and, most importantly, to help me grow as a social entrepreneur.”— Maria Mendez, 2016 Entrepreneurship Fund Grantee

Undocumented entrepreneurs and freelancers working to create social change can apply for grants and support through Immigrants Rising’s Entrepreneurship Fund.…

Meet our Newest Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees

Categories: Entrepreneurship Fund, General Announcements

We are delighted to announce our newest Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees!

After a review of 216 proposals from 247 undocumented young people, living in 29 different states and hailing from 40 countries of origin, we have selected six entrepreneurial projects to support through our Entrepreneurship Fund.…

Introducing our 2018 Scholars

Categories: Financial Support, General Announcements

This year we invited eight extraordinary students to be part of our Scholars Program (formerly known as the New American Scholars Program). These scholars have demonstrated resilience and determination in pursuing higher education despite extraordinary obstacles and adversity. Their areas of study are Marketing, Ethnic Studies, Business Administration, Neurobiology, Physical Therapy, Theater, Mathematics, and Geotechnical Engineering.…

Now Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Fund

Categories: Financial Support, General Announcements

“This grant gave me the confidence to take my business to the next level, to create a space to help others and, most importantly, to help me grow as a social entrepreneur.” — Maria Mendez, 2016 Entrepreneurship Fund Grantee

Undocumented entrepreneurs working to create social change can apply for grants and support through Immigrants Rising’s Entrepreneurship Fund.…