“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!


  • Charity Stars (Alejandro Sanz Dreamer Campaign)
  • DeYoe Wealth Management, Inc. (in honor of Helen Lawrence)


  • Anonymous
  • Solomon Celeste Fund at The San Francisco Foundation
  • California Community Foundation
  • Richard and Treasure Cohen Fund
  • Crankstart
  • ECMC Foundation
  • FWD.us Education Fund
  • girls just wanna have funD, a donor advised fund of Horizons Foundation
  • The Arturo & Rosa González Family Giving Fund
  • Heising-Simons Foundation
  • The Heising-Simons Fund, an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (at the recommendation of Jorge Cino)
  • The Hellman Foundation
  • Kelson Foundation
  • Alice Kleeman Donor Fund
  • The MacMillan Family Charitable Fund
  • The Leong Man Way 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
  • Lisa Acree and Mark Selcow
  • Josephine Arce
  • Hedy Becker (in memory of Cam Hom)
  • Tanya Broder and Ted Wang
  • Ms. Tessa R. Callejo and Mr. William J. Black
  • Sara Cassetti
  • Marc Chambers
  • Alison Coughlin
  • Taylor Cook (in honor of Sierra Dickey)
  • Hans Miguel Esguerra
  • Gretchen and Dick Evans
  • Catherine Eusebio
  • Ruth Fallenbaum
  • Barbara Haimes
  • Lezlie Hall
  • Elise K. Haas
  • Alan D. Hiura
  • Laura Hlohinec
  • Alison Holman
  • Melissa Hung (in memory of Judith Tannenbaum)
  • Cindy Miner Kapelke (in honor of Lisa Hannigan)
  • Cathy Kornblith
  • Abigail and Anthony Leonard
  • Francine J. Lipman
  • Andrea Lopez (in honor of Freddy Goodman)
  • Douglas and Candace Lublin
  • Nicole Lugtu
  • Ellen Martin & Russell Uman
  • Lucy Mendel
  • Barbara Pressley (in memory of Ruben Gonzalez)
  • George and Karen Rathman
  • Rachel Reiser
  • Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock
  • Joseph Sartin, Jr. (in memory of Cam Hom)
  • Ann Schnuer
  • Tracy Senft
  • Elisa Sunga
  • Tori Tait
  • Wayne Takakuwa
  • Kristin Tatum
  • Deborah Taube
  • Michael Tran (in memory of Ruben Gonzalez)
  • Sara Wells
  • Marie and Cary Young
  • Sandy and Alana Yung

Meet our 2019 Donors
Meet our 2018 Donors