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Children and Youth / Latin America

How Funders Can Help Protect the Rights of Vulnerable Children from Central America

By making rapid-response grants to address immediate needs and investing in long-term programming to stabilize communities and build economies, philanthropists can help fill gaps left by governments. Contributed by Whitney Mayer, Senior Director, Consulting Services, Arabella Advisors Since October 2013, approximately 60,000 unaccompanied minors from all across Central America and Mexico have arrived at the … Continue reading

IHRFG Events

IHRFG’s 2014 New York Institute: A Strong Network of Funders Listening

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference and pre-conference institute in New York. Following the event, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore timely issues in human rights grantmaking. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Kristina Wertz, Director of Engagement, Funders for LGBTQ Issues Earlier this month I … Continue reading

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IHRFG’s 2014 New York Conference: The Value of Networking

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference and pre-conference institute in New York. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore timely issues in human rights grantmaking. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Natalia Karbowska, Board Chair, Ukrainian Women’s Fund – This was the first … Continue reading

Children and Youth / Working Groups

In Focus: Experts of Their Own Realities: Join our New Working Group on Advancing Children and Youth Rights!

Contributed by Anna Windsor, Wellspring Advisors; Judith Lê, Wellspring Advisors; Devi Leiper O’Malley, FRIDA | The Young Feminist Fund; and Annie Hillar, Mama Cash –  Over the past decade, children and youth rights have gained increased recognition within the human rights grantmaking community. This has been spurred in part by the United Nations’ Millennium Development … Continue reading

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IHRFG’s 2014 New York Conference: Funding for the Long- and the Short-Term

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference and pre-conference institute in New York. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore timely issues in human rights grantmaking. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Brian Kearney-Grieve, Programme Executive, The Atlantic Philanthropies – “You can’t deal with … Continue reading

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IHRFG’s 2014 New York Institute: Funding at the Intersections of HIV/AIDS, LGBT Issues, and Human Rights

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference and pre-conference institute in New York. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore timely issues in human rights grantmaking. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Kent Klindera, GMT Initiative Director, amFAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research – … Continue reading

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IHRFG’s 2014 New York Conference: Lessons from Mapping & Networking

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference and pre-conference institute in New York. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore timely issues in human rights grantmaking. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Judy Kan, Programme Officer, HER Fund Thanks for the scholarship from IHRFG! … Continue reading