“What moves me almost to tears is when I receive a note from a scholarship recipient that says, ‘I made it. I graduated.’” — Jorge Ramos, writer, Emmy-winning journalist, & Immigrants Rising supporter since 2009


Immigrants Rising gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of the following corporations, institutions, foundations and individuals. Thank you for helping us transform the lives of undocumented young people and fuel broader changes!


  • Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP
  • The Green Cross (at the recommendation of Joaquin Castaneda)


  • Anonymous
  • The California Endowment
  • Chavez Family Foundation
  • ECMC Foundation
  • girls just wanna have funD, a donor advised fund of Horizons Foundation
  • Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Ginnie and Peter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Hawkins Strauss Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Heising Simons Foundation
  • Hellman Foundation
  • The Larry L. Hillblom Foundation, Inc.
  • James Irvine Foundation
  • Loud Hound Foundation
  • Rathman Family Fund
  • Someland Foundation
  • Tides Foundation
  • Weingart Foundation


“This organization is targeted, thoughtful, innovative, effective, humane, and thought-provoking in its approach to supporting undocumented youth.” — Jo Ann Intili and Ed Kissam, co-trustees of the WKF Giving Fund and supporters of Immigrants Rising since 2009



  • Anonymous
  • Yemina Arellanes
  • Kathleen Bennett & Thomas Malloy
  • Tanya Broder and Theodore Wang
  • Sara Cassetti
  • Amy Dickie
  • Catherine Eusebio
  • Gretchen and Richard Evans
  • Suzanne Fauvre-Willis (in honor of Marilyn Mercado)
  • Miguel Fernandez
  • Kathleen Fitzgerald
  • David Flamm
  • María Gama
  • Lucia Guerri
  • Colleen and Robert D. Haas
  • Elise K. Haas
  • Richard Ingalls
  • Beth Kalenak (in memory of Janucsz Sikora)
  • Victoria Langlands
  • Adam Lowe
  • Nicole Lugtu
  • Stuart and Meg McLaughlin
  • Lucy Mendel
  • Glenda Monterroza
  • Wendy Morrison
  • Erin Murdock
  • Nicola Place
  • Tiffany Price
  • Gabriel Ramos
  • Jorge Ramos
  • Rachel Reiser
  • Gowen Roper & Susan Squier (in memory of Janucsz Sikora)
  • Barry Ruback (in memory of Janucsz Sikora)
  • Ann Schnuer
  • Patricia and Martin Spencer
  • Jessica and Alex Stern
  • Andrew Stewart
  • Wayne Takakuwa
  • Ramon Trinidad
  • Martha Uelmen
  • Alex Vargas
  • Anne and Kenneth Weiss (in memory of Janucsz Sikora)
  • Alan and Sandra Yung

Meet our 2018 Donors