Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Learning Visit Reflection: Preserving Progress in Human Rights

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from participants.Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Greg Miller, Donor Advised Fund Manager, Global Greengrants Fund – Of the many thoughts I took away from … Continue reading

Brazil Learning Visit / IHRFG Events

Learning Visit Reflection: Beyond Victories – Funding Human Rights in Brazil

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from participants. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! Contributed by Diana Stefanescu, Programme Associate, Red Umbrella Fund – As wealth increases in the so-called … Continue reading

Advocacy

In Focus: Expanding the Role of Human Rights Funders Through Investment and Engagement Strategies

Contributed by Lauren Compere, Managing Director and Director of Shareholder Engagement, Boston Common Asset Management – A growing number of funders are looking to their investments as well as to their grantmaking as tools for advancing human rights. Boston Common Asset Management specializes in sustainable and responsible global equity strategies. Human rights are central to … Continue reading

Grantmaking Practice / Human Rights Community

In Focus: Grounding Rights-Based Understanding

Contributed by Avila Kilmurray, Director, Community Foundation for Northern Ireland – The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland, with financial support from the Atlantic Philanthropies, piloted two separate grants programs to build appreciation of the importance of human rights and social justice among community-based organizations. The opportunity for a Human Rights Small Grants Scheme (with maximum … Continue reading