Unbound Philanthropy
envisions
a world where
all people
can enjoy
a life free of
barriers to their
full participation
in society.

Where everyone
can realize
their potential.

And,
where we
can all
live peacefully
alongside
each other.

Freedom from Want by For Freedoms in collaboration with Hank Willis Thomas and Emily Shur, a reimagining of Norman Rockwell’s 1943 Four Freedoms. The Four Freedoms, named by Franklin D. Roosevelt, are also the inspiration for the Four Freedoms Fund, a grantee partner of Unbound.

Unbound Philanthropy envisions a world where all people can enjoy a life free of barriers to their full participation in society.

Where everyone can realize their potential.

And, where we can all live peacefully alongside each other.

Home

Welcoming Newcomers. Strengthening Communities.

More Than Words: How Communicating our Shared Values and Hope for the Future Can Bring Hope for a New Tomorrow

Research co-funded by Unbound Philanthropy delves into the strategic communications field in the UK, examining the potential for joint work across sectors, particularly where there are commonly-held values.

By Alice Sachrajda and Lena Baumgartner

 

 

 

 

 

All My Relations

At a protest of the detention of migrant children at Fort Sill, Oklahoma—where Japanese Americans were imprisoned during WWII, and where the Apache leader Geronimo was held as prisoner of war—communities stand together, recognizing that their histories are linked, as well as their current struggles, and all of our futures.

By Elyse Lightman Samuels

 

 

The Power of Bridging Issue Silos

Taryn Higashi interviews Anita Khashu of Four Freedoms Fund, Bridgit Antoinette Evans of Pop Culture Collaborative and Aleyamma Mathew of Collaborative for Women’s Safety and Dignity to discuss the role of cross-issue collaboratives and why they’re important for grantmaker impact.

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

 

Unbound Philanthropy is a founding Managing Partner of the Pop Culture Collaborative, a multi-year, multi-million dollar hub for high-impact partnerships and grants designed to leverage the reach and power of pop culture in service to social change goals. 

Who We Are

Refugee Week Big Sing for Refugee Week 2017, inspired by a Hayward Gallery project by artist Charwei Tse, created in collaboration with participants from Women for Refugee Women and women at Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre. Refugee Week at Southbank Centre is curated and produced in partnership with Counterpoints Arts.

We are a private independent grantmaking foundation that invests in leaders and organizations in the United States and United Kingdom working to build a vibrant, welcoming society and just immigration system. 

Our Focus

Aqueela Khuddus, right, who is on the Board of Welcoming Gainesville, lights the candle of Mary Barh, a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church, during the Welcoming Gainesville interfaith candlelight vigil at City Hall in Gainesville, Florida, in December 2016. Gainesville joined Welcoming America’s national network in 2016. (Brad McClenny/ The Gainesville Sun)

Legal Rights
and Protections

We seek to ensure legal protections in the immigration system.

Integration

We seek to strengthen integration among newcomers and long-settled communities.

Building Public
Understanding

We seek to deepen public support and engagement for a just immigration system and a welcoming society. 

Our Grants and Co-Funding

JR, Migrants, Mayra, Picnic across the border, Tecate, Mexico - U.S.A., 2017 in Phoenix, AZ. Photo by Josh Haunschild. 
 

We invest in a thoughtful balance of "tried and true" and innovative approaches. We partner and collaborate with other funders to achieve collective impact. 

Our Impact and Learning

Yosimar Reyes, artist in residence at Define American, speaks at the Educators for Fair Consideration Festival of UndocuInnovation 2017

We are committed to investing in effective learning. As a team, we prioritize dialogue with each other, our grantees, and our funding partners.

Top