“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!


  • Adidas (dedicated to Covid victims)
  • Airbnb (at the recommendation of Rey Andrade, Juniper Downs, Carolina Solano Granados, Margarita Diaz Himanshu Mishra, Garcia, and Xavi Ramirez)
  • Bitwise Industries (at the recommendation of Erin Hustings)
  • Clark Construction Group, LLC (at the recommendation of Mario Lio Peltroche)
  • Chatterkick
  • Sempervirens Gardening
  • Thrive Together Movement


  • Anonymous Foundation
  • Autodesk Foundation
  • John Chang Fund
  • Chavez Family Foundation
  • College Futures Foundation
  • Crankstart Foundation
  • The Gonzalez Family Giving Fund
  • The Grove Foundation
  • Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
  • Heising-Simons Family Fund
  • Christine Hoang & Paul Nakada Donor Advised Fund
  • The Gerald and Virginia Hornung Charitable Family Fund (at the recommendation of Hilary Vance)
  • The LeadersTrust
  • Northern Trust
  • Pacific Restoration Fund
  • PwC Charitable Foundation
  • Rathman Family Fund
  • Rich Lang Charitable Gift Fund
  • Robyn and Loren Shalinsky Fund
  • Shustek Dubinsky Family Philanthropic Fund (Lemala Fund)
  • Stupski 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


  • California Labor & Workforce Development Agency


  • National Skills Coalition


  • Anonymous Donor (in honor of Taryn Higashi)
  • DWight Abad
  • Vasil Azarov
  • Todd Bari
  • Nery Ceniceros
  • Margie Cohen (I’ve seen what amazing accomplishments undocumented lawyers can make! Hooray for more!!!)
  • Samantha Cooper
  • Joseph Di Prisco
  • Josabeth Diaz
  • Osayuware O Enagbare
  • Carrie Evans
  • Elvin Fernandez
  • Jane Ferrera
  • Kathleen Fitzgerald
  • Jenn German
  • Eric Guico
  • Colleen & Robert D. Haas
  • Mark Hennessey
  • Juan Hernandez
  • Matthew Holdgate
  • Henry & Elaine Joke
  • Jane Kaylor (in honor of Connor Keese and Ariana Ebrahimian on the occasion of their 40th birthdays)
  • Cathy Kornblith
  • Ryan Krumbholz
  • Craig Latimer and Susanne Wong
  • Brad Learmonth
  • Abigail and Anthony Leonard
  • Nicole Lugtu
  • Carla Maynetto
  • Roni Melmed
  • Jessica Mendels
  • Elias Acosta Mendoza
  • Sheena Mollineau
  • Robert Munoz
  • Sheryl Munoz-Bergman
  • Edward B. Quiroz
  • Veronica Oberholzer
  • Victoria Oberholzer
  • Rojina Pradhan (Thank you for all the work that you guys do for undocumented students and people. Appreciate it.)
  • Andrew Rostaing
  • Michelle Santizo
  • Jean Shia
  • Rebecca Shine
  • Patricia Spencer
  • Anne Stulhdreher & Tim Wirth
  • Elisa Sunga
  • Gregory Victory
  • Ann Wolff
  • Annie Yu

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