2024 Capacity-Strengthening Grants for
Immigrant-Focused CBOs
Cohort B

The L.A. County Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) grant program is funded by the County of Los Angeles, allocated from American Rescue Plan funds, and administered by the Center for Nonprofit Management (CNM). This grant program provides direct investments to immigrant-focused Legal Service Providers (LSP) or Case Management Organizations (CMOs). 

Each organization will receive grants of $150,000, in addition to skill building and training, to provide case management services to immigrants to support successful legal outcomes.

In 2022, CNM facilitated the selection of ten immigrant focused community-based organizations (CBOs) for the OIA grant program. Learn more about the first cohort of grantees here.

Here is the second cohort for Capacity-Strengthening Grants for Immigrant-Focused CBOs (listed alphabetically):

  • The African Communities Public Health Coalition addresses mental health challenges in African communities in Los Angeles.
  • Catholic Charities of Los Angeles provides services, advocates for social justice, and operates the Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, a legal defense program for immigrants.
  • Central American Resource Center of California empowers Central Americans and all immigrants by defending human and civil rights, working for social and economic justice, and promoting cultural diversity.
  • The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights Los Angeles advances immigrant integration through education, legal services, and civic engagement.
  • The Council on American-Islamic Relations Los Angeles upholds the civil rights of all Americans, with a focus on discrimination and challenges faced by American Muslims in the Greater Los Angeles area.
  • Human Rights First fosters free and equal societies worldwide, emphasizing respect for human rights and the rule of law.
  • Immigrant Defenders Law Center is a social justice law firm that defends immigrant communities against injustices in the immigration system.
  • The International Institute of Los Angeles fosters self-sufficiency and promotes cross-cultural understanding by providing services to immigrants, refugees, survivors of human trafficking, and low-income working families.
  • Korean Youth + Community Center serves the evolving needs of the Korean American population and the multi-ethnic Koreatown community in the Greater Los Angeles area.
  • The Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice secures justice for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, empowering them for a safe and stable future.
  • The Los Angeles LGBT Center offers comprehensive services and support to the region’s LGBTQ communities.
  • The Los Angeles Mission provides comprehensive services, housing, and case management to unhoused and vulnerable residents of Los Angeles.
  • The National Day Laborer Organizing Network empowers day laborers, migrants, and low-wage workers to challenge injustice and advocate for expanded labor, civil, and political rights.
  • Pars Equality Center catalyzes the social, civic, and economic integration of refugees and immigrants from Middle Eastern and other underrepresented communities into American society.
  • The Pilipino Workers Center offers education and legal assistance to Filipinx and other immigrant workers on worker rights, workplace violations, labor trafficking, and immigrant issues.
  • The Pomona Economic Opportunity Center, a worker center with a grassroots organizing model, empowers low-wage, immigrant workers in Pomona and Inland Empire.
  • Program for Torture Victims provides holistic health and wellness programs to immigrant survivors of torture and persecution.
  • Public Counsel is a nonprofit public interest law firm dedicated to advancing civil rights and racial and economic justice in and beyond Los Angeles. Its Immigrants’ Rights Project (IRP) provides legal defense of and systemic advocacy on behalf of LA’s immigrant community.
  • SALVA offers a range of immigration services in Los Angeles County through cultural sensitivity and holistic support.
  • The Thai Community Development Center advances the social and economic well-being of low- and moderate-income Thais and other ethnic communities in the Greater Los Angeles area through a broad and comprehensive community development strategy.
  • Worksite Wellness LA educates individuals and families, regardless of immigration status, on healthy living and healthcare benefits through workplace and community programs.

Questions?

If you have questions about this grant opportunity or need additional support from CNM, please direct questions to [email protected].

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