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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

IHRFG Events

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

IHRFG Events

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

IHRFG Events

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

Knowledge Tools

Foundation Center, IHRFG Launch Human Rights Philanthropy Website

This article originally appeared on the Philanthropy News Digest blog, a service of the Foundation Center. Foundation Center and the International Human Rights Funders Group have announced the launch of an interactive website designed to advance knowledge and facilitate strategic decision-making in the field of human rights philanthropy. The website is part of the Advancing Human Rights: Knowledge Tools for Funders Initiative, a … Continue reading

Indigenous Peoples

Through Every Organ of Society: Funding Principles in the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Beginning in the 1970s, Indigenous Peoples’ rights advocates began to articulate their claims using human rights terms. Their claims and concerns were–and still are–about both the physical and cultural survival of Indigenous Peoples around the world. They were–and are–about the rights of both individuals and collectives. And they were and are about Indigenous Peoples’ participation … Continue reading

Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Philanthropy, human rights and emerging powers

This article was originally published on the WINGS blog, Philanthropy in Focus, on 18 June 2014. The original article can be found here. By Ana Borges Pinho, Knowledge Management Coordinator, Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) -  The 2000s saw the rise of new economic powers—developing countries with increased economic performance who have become key players … Continue reading