“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


(As of DECEMBER 2018)

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!


  • Google (at the recommendation of April Alvarez)
  • Patagonia Works
  • Technology Industry Group
  • Zephyr Real Estate (at the recommendation of Stefano DeZerega)


  • Western Association for College Admissions Counseling
  • American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Northern California


  • Anonymous
  • Bennett/Malloy Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • The California Endowment
  • Chavez Family Foundation
  • College Futures Foundation
  • ECMC Foundation
  • Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Ginnie and Peter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Grove Foundation
  • Heising Simons Foundation
  • Hellman Foundation
  • The James Irvine Foundation
  • Johnson-Lobdell Fund at Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • Elizabeth J. Kramer Charitable Fund
  • Leslie Family Foundation
  • Levi Strauss Foundation
  • NextGen America
  • San Francisco Foundation
  • Sara & Evan Williams Foundation
  • Stone Krafchin Charitable Fund
  • Unbound Philanthropy
  • Vango Future
  • Weingart Foundation
  • Westly Foundation
  • Zellerbach Family 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
  • Linda Belden
  • Nadia Brasil
  • Tanya Broder and Theodore Wang
  • Emily Brown
  • Lilana Campos
  • Sara Cassetti
  • Christi Carpenter
  • Hirondelle Chatelard
  • Jean Dawes
  • Amy Dickie
  • Victoria Escorza
  • Catherine Eusebio
  • Sharon Feder
  • Kelly Fletes
  • Tammeil Gilkerson
  • David Gilson
  • Heather Graham (in honor of Nicolas and Marissa Calvo Rosenstone Guerrero)
  • Dr. Marissa Guerrero and Nicolas Calvo Rosenstone
  • Colleen and Robert D. Haas
  • Elise K. Haas
  • Jeff Hawkins & Janet Strauss
  • William Hefter
  • Elizabeth Hernandez
  • Ira Hirschfield & Tom Hansen (in celebration of the marriage of Nico Calvo Rosenstone and Marissa Guerrero)
  • JoAnn Intili and Ed Kissam
  • Sally Kinoshita
  • Alice Kleeman
  • Hannah Krier
  • Craig Latimer & Susanne Wong
  • Francisco Leal
  • Liliana Leon (in honor of Oakland Unity School – Students in Action)
  • Fernanda Lopez
  • Roschelle Lowe (in honor of Iluminada Lowe)
  • Maura Marino
  • Dick and Kathleen Marshall
  • Susanne and Donald McQuade
  • Lucy Mendel
  • Melva Moline
  • Michael Moritz and Harriet Heyman
  • Sirisha Narayana
  • Veronica Oberholzer
  • Aya Ogawa
  • Lois Pollock
  • Tony Press
  • Jorge Ramos
  • George and Karen Rathman
  • Rachel Reiser
  • Daniel and Winifred van der Rijn
  • Jose Rivas
  • Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
  • Abby Rovner
  • Ann Schnuer
  • Sharon Seid
  • Susan Suarez-Madson
  • Julie Tieu
  • Anne Stuhldreher and Tim Wirth
  • Victoria Tulacro (in honor of Isabella Tulacro)
  • Julia Yang-Winkenbach

Meet our 2017 Donors