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IHRFG’s 2015 San Francisco Institute: Digital Security: Modeling Risks to Sustain a Protection Strategy

IHRFG recently held a day-long training on digital security for funders, led by the Tactical Technology Collective. Following the event, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore this question.Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Samy Lendvai-Karmout, Regional Coordinator-Mashrek, Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human … Continue reading

IHRFG Events

IHRFG’s 2015 San Francisco Conference: Nothing About Us Without Us

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference in San Francisco. 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! This article originally appeared on One World Children’s Fund’s ‘Featured Stories’ section of their website on Monday, February 2, 2015. … Continue reading

IHRFG Events

IHRFG’s 2015 San Francisco Conference: IHRFG Conference Brings New Clarity about Priorities for Human Rights Funders

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference in San Francisco. 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 Catherine Hyde Townsend, Senior Program Officer, Wellspring Advisors, LLC – I’ve just returned from the International Human Rights … Continue reading

IHRFG Events

IHRFG’s 2015 San Francisco Conference: Turning Up the Volume for Human Rights

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference in San Francisco. 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 Clare Winterton, Vice President of Advocacy and Innovation, Global Fund for Women- As the VP for Advocacy and … Continue reading

Human Rights Defenders / IHRFG Events

IHRFG’s 2015 San Francisco Institute: Digital Security: A Process, Not a Destination

IHRFG recently held a daylong training on digital security for funders, led by the Tactical Technology Collective. Following the event, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore this question. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! – Contributed by Isaac Kaijankoski, Manager, Workplace and HR Operations, The Christensen … Continue reading

Access to Justice / Children and Youth / Civic & Political Rights / Grantmaking Practice / Human Rights Community / IHRFG Events / Sexual & Reproductive Rights / Working Groups

The Year in Review and a Look Ahead

Contributed by Keith Armstrong, Program Associate, IHRFG- What was on your minds in 2014? IHRFG members led programming and exchanges about the human rights issues they support, challenges they face and innovative responses, while keeping their eye on global news and trends. We take a look now at the trends you were talking about, and … Continue reading

Capacity Building / Collaborative Funding / Grantmaking Practice

Paradigm Shift: Participatory Grantmaking Comes of Age

Contributed by Matthew “Matty” Hart, Principal, The Lafayette Practice- Over the past year or two you may have heard more about Participatory Grantmaking, an innovative grantmaking approach pioneered by several progressive grantmaking funds. Also referred to as peer review grantmaking, community funding, or activist funding, participatory grantmaking emerges from the practice of grassroots activism. The … Continue reading