Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

PA is Ready! Grantees

This year PA is Ready! received a record 29 proposals for a total requested amount of $712,837, significantly more proposals than we were able to fund. The Grantmaking Committee met in May and June to evaluate all proposals and award $321,660, the amount available in our pooled fund. We are pleased to announce our 2018-2019 PA is Ready! grantees!

This year, we welcome 6 new partners to PA is Ready!

  • Free Migration Project
  • Project Libertad
  • Immigrant Rights Action Group of Doylestown
  • Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh
  • Jewish Family & Community Services
  • Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas (CATA)

2018-2019 Enforcement Resistance Grant Recipients (63% of the pooled fund) will implement a coordinated, community-based response to increased immigration enforcement in their communities and conduct public case-based campaigns in collaboration with a Strategic Legal Partner.

  • Casa San Jose
  • Church World Service-Lancaster
  • Movement of Immigrant Leaders of Pennsylvania (MILPA)
  • VietLead
  • Asian Americans United (AAU)
  • Comite de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agricolas (CATA)

2018-2019 Strategic Legal Partners will provide legal support for public case-based campaigns in collaboration with an Enforcement Resistance Grant recipient.

  • Friends of Farmworkers
  • HIAS PA
  • Nationalities Service Center
  • Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center
  • Free Migration Project

2018-2019 Collaborative Project-Based Grant Recipients (37% of the pooled fund) will implement community-led, collaborative projects to increase access to needed services in immigrant communities.

  • Immigrant Rights Action Group of Doylestown & HIAS PA
  • International Service Center & Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center
  • Project Libertad & HIAS PA
  • Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh & Jewish Family & Community Services
  • Coalition of African and Caribbean Communities (AFRICOM) & Nationalities Service Center
  • Ceiba & Esperanza Immigration Legal Services
  • Juntos & Nationalities Service Center

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:

To comply with reporting requirements from local and national funders, all PA is Ready! grantee organizations must complete a midyear report by January 5, 2019, and an end-of-the-year report by July 5, 2019. PA is Ready! grantees are required to attend a webinar in July after grants are awarded to explain all reporting requirements and what information grantees should be tracking as they implement their projects. The required webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, July 11th from 3-4 pm via Zoom. Please register here to confirm your attendance and receive the information necessary to join the webinar.