Southwest Florida Community Foundation’s Immigration Program Officer Nirupa Netram attended Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) convening in Philadelphia in June 2019. The annual GCIR convening is philanthropy’s foremost......08 August, 2019
Southwest Florida has a large immigrant and refugee population. Immigrants and refugees are our neighbors, friends, and employees, continuing to recover from the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Irma in the fall of 2017 and changes in immigration law and enforcement. Our Immigration Program is designed to increase the quality of life in sustainable and equitable ways for these immigrants and refugees in our region. This program falls under our Equity and Empowerment cause area.