NC-Immigrant Solidarity Fund


About the Fund

The NC-Immigrant Solidarity Fund (NC-ISF) is a statewide, grassroots effort to support undocumented and mixed status families facing financial hardship due to a recent ICE detention & deportation, emergency, or natural disaster.

Financial Grants

Eligible applicants can receive a one-time cash assistance grant to secure housing, pay rent/utility bill(s), cover home repairs caused by disasters and emergencies, pay medical expenses, or post ICE bail bonds to reunite with their loved ones.

Assistance Gap

We recognize a growing need to support residents of North Carolina impacted by disasters, emergencies, and immigration detention & deportation procedures who, due to their immigration status, may be ineligible for or unable to access other public or financial assistance programs.

Network of Support

The NC-Immigrant Solidarity Fund is a project of CWS Durham in partnership with trusted grassroots organizations across the state. 100% of donations to the ISF are used directly for financial assistance grants. Administrative and operating costs are supported by CWS.

Support the NC-ISF

The vital work of the NC-ISF is only possible with financial support from communities of faith, local organizations, local immigrant and individual donors like you.

Support the work of CWS Durham and our partners by contributing to your local Immigrant Solidarity Fund:

Durham, Orange, Wake

Guilford, Alamance, Forsyth, Randolph, Rockingham

Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus

Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, McDowell County

Duplin, New Hanover, Lenior, Sampson, Robeson, Cumberland, Pitt, Pender

Choose your ISF region to make a contribution now:
Triangle ISF

Mailed Checks: Payable to: “Church World Service”; Memo: Designated ISF Area/Fund.
Mailing Address: CWS, Attn: Ellen Andrews, 504 W. Chapel Hill St. Suite 106, Durham, NC 27701

NC-ISF Impact

Funds Granted

Request Assistance

Request assistance from the Immigrant Solidarity Fund, by downloading the below application and following the instructions written in the application. Applicants can also call or text 919-641-7825.

Due to limited funding and high demand for support, average wait times for support from the ISF are ranging from 2-4 months. As funding becomes available, applicants will be contacted in the order they were added to the waitlist. / Debido a fondos limitados y la alta demanda para un apoyo, tenemos una lista de espera de varios meses, en promedio. Mientras vayamos recaudando fondos, vamos a contactar a los solicitantes en la lista de espera en la orden en que fueron agregados a la lista.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

NC-ISF Partner Organizations


Church World Service (CWS)

CWS Durham welcomes refugees, immigrants, and asylum-seekers from around the globe into lives of freedom, hope, and opportunity through direct services, advocacy, leadership development, and relationship-building in our community.


Carolina Migrant Network

CMN’s mission is to create a true alliance between legal service providers, facilitators, educators, artists, and all those who want to truly exist in community with each other. We want to harness the energy of community members who oppose ICE actions in our state and provide meaningful support to individuals impacted taken into ICE custody. Learn More →


Siembra NC

We are a grassroots organization focused on defending our communities from ICE, abusive employers and landlords, and bad políticos. We operate primarily in Alamance, Durham, Forsyth, Guilford, Orange, Wake, Randolph and Rockingham counties, and have active members around the state. With & without papers we are making moves to change North Carolina. Learn More →



The Association of Mexicans in North Carolina, Inc. (Amexican) exists to promote the active participation of Mexicans and Latinos in their new communities and encourage the appreciation, understanding, and prosperity of the Mexican and Latino community through culture, education, leadership, health, and advocacy.


El Pueblo

El Pueblo's mission is to build collective power through leadership development, organizing, and direct action so that the Latin American community and other marginalized communities control our own stories and destinies.



Compañeros Inmigrantes de la Montañas en Acción (CIMA) connects, strengthens, and organizes communities to take action for immigrants’ rights in Western North Carolina. CIMA strives for inclusive communities with justice, freedom, and equality for all.


Centro Unido Latino-Americano (CULA)

Centro Unido Latino-Americano's mission is to create secure spaces, establish cross-cultural partnerships and promote social justice, health equity, and inclusive education opportunities for our Latinx community and beyond.