Grantmaking Practice

In Focus: What Funders Need to Know About U.S. Counter-Terrorism Measures

Contributed by Shalini Nataraj, Vice President of Programs, Global Fund for Women and Kay Guinane, Director, Charity & Security Network – Many human rights grantmakers direct their funding to situations of armed conflict. It is in these settings where access to humanitarian aid is often restricted or denied, and human rights are invariably compromised. In … Continue reading

Documentation / Grantmaking Practice

In Focus: Ending Impunity Through Proper Documentation

Contributed by James Logan, Program Officer, International Human Rights Programme, Oak Foundation – It can take many years for a society to move on from repression and violent conflict, and such transitions are never smooth. Documentation efforts can provide support to the transitional process however and whenever it happens. Oak Foundation’s International Human Rights Programme … Continue reading

Grantmaking Practice / Human Rights Issue

Strategic Philanthropy in the Arab Region

Contributed by Emmanuel Otoo, Africa Program Officer at The Global Fund for Children – It was a great experience to network with other participants at the 2012 Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) Annual Meeting in Cairo and to learn from them while I shared my personal and professional experiences. The conference’s areas of focus included an … Continue reading