“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, foundations and individuals. Thank you for helping us transform the lives of undocumented young people and fuel broader changes!


  • Bitwise Industries (at the recommendation of Erin Hustings)
  • The Green Cross
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers (at the recommendation of Hans Miguel Esguerra)
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific (at the recommendation of Erica Troche)


  • Anonymous Foundation
  • The California Endowment
  • Chavez Family Foundation
  • Colleen and Robert D. Haas Fund at The San Francisco Foundation
  • Crankstart
  • Ebb Point Foundation
  • Fitzmaurice-Keller Fund
  • girls just wanna have funD
  • Glickman Family Foundation (at the recommendation of Allison He)
  • The Arturo & Rosa González Family Giving Fund
  • Grove Foundation
  • The Larry L. Hillblom Foundation, Inc.
  • Latino Community Foundation (Anonymous Donor)
  • Latino Entrepreneurship Fund at the Latino Community Foundation
  • Leslie Family Foundation
  • Nakada-Hoang Fund at Asian Pacific Fund
  • Renaissance Charitable Foundation
  • Stupski 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


  • California Labor & Workforce Development Agency


  • Anonymous Donor
  • Charles Ackley (in honor of LaToya Powell)
  • Lisa Andresen
  • Alex Bettis
  • Sara Cassetti
  • Michelle Chin
  • Sofia Cordova
  • Shannon Erby
  • Hans Miguel Esguerra
  • Carrie Evans
  • Maya Florsheim
  • Stephanie Gamarra
  • Gigi Gruenke
  • Coleen & Robert D. Haas
  • Christine Hoang
  • Matthew Holdgate (in honor of Hachi Capistrano)
  • Cary Kelly
  • Janet Linder and Elena Moser
  • Eurania Isabel López
  • Roschelle Lowe
  • Nicole Lugtu
  • Dr. Robert Miller (in honor of Jennifer Navarrete)
  • Joan Madson
  • Jessica Mendels
  • Dr. Robert Miller (in honor of Jennifer Navarrete)
  • Dolores Moody
  • Ana Munoz
  • Harold M. Nachenberg and Nan E. Waltman
  • Veronica Oberholzer
  • Angela Patterson
  • Nicola Place (in honor of Mara Jean Place AKA Mom)
  • LaToya Powell (in honor of Father Paul Goda, SJ)
  • Marithza Quiroz
  • Gary Raquec
  • Andrew Rostaing
  • Ann Schnuer
  • Stephen Steinhoff
  • Elisa Sunga
  • Pei Yi Tam Peng
  • Wayne Takakuwa
  • Krstin Tatum
  • Kaylee Thomas (in honor of Shelly McGrath)
  • Elisabeth Torres
  • Erica Troche
  • Gregory Victory
  • Walden Yan
  • Annie Yu
  • Leticia Zamorano

Meet our 2020 Donors
Meet our 2019 Donors
Meet our 2018 Donors