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Grantmaking Practice / Knowledge Tools

When Is Transparency a Really Good Idea?

Contributed by Brad Smith, President, Foundation Center, and featured in the March 19, 2015 In Focus segment of IHRFG’s e-newsletter Human Rights Funding News, with counter-article “When Is Transparency a Really Bad Idea?” by Jo Andrews, Director of Ariadne-European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights. This piece originally appeared in the December 2014 issue of Alliance Magazine- When it comes to philanthropy, the answer … Continue reading

Grantmaking Practice / Knowledge Tools

When Is Transparency a Really Bad Idea?

Contributed by Jo Andrews, Director, Ariadne-European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights and featured in the March 19, 2015 In Focus segment of IHRFG’s e-newsletter Human Rights Funding News, with counter-article “When Is Transparency a Really Good Idea?” by Foundation Center President Brad Smith. This piece originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of Alliance Magazine- Fashions in philanthropy can be … Continue reading

IHRFG Events

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