Legal Services Grantees - 2011

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach San Mateo To support a new client database. $20,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County (on behalf of SBLISN) Santa Clara To support the South Bay Legal Immigration Services Network, a six-member legal services colalborative that will improve and expand legal services for immigrants in Santa Clara County. $250,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center (on behalf of CRISP) San Mateo To support CRISP, a legal services collaborative that provides free or low-cost immigration legal assistance and policy and advocacy efforts for immigrant children, families and the elderly on the Peninsula. $300,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Mateo To support implementation of CitizenshipWorks.org, a web-based portal designed to enhance the quality and efficiency of naturalization services withthe goal of increasing the overal capacity of providers in both counties capacity to provide services to low and moderate-income immigrants. $100,000
International Institute of the Bay Area San Mateo To sustain one Bureau of Immigration Affairs accredited employee who can provide increased levels of legal immigration services in San Mateo County. $50,000
Mission Asset Fund San Mateo and Santa Clara To support development of "Citizenship Lending Circles – Tandas Para Ciudadania" that will help up to 100 low-income immigrants cover the fees associated with the N-400 Naturalization Application. $50,000