Closing Space for Civil Society / Grantmaking Practice

Closing Space for Civil Society and Cross-Border Philanthropy

Contributed by Julie Broome, Sigrid Rausing Trust; Iva Dobichina, Open Society Foundations; Poonam Joshi and David Mattingly, Fund for Global Human Rights; and Tim Parritt, Oak Foundation- The past few years have seen an alarming increase in legislation constraining funding and space for civil society in every region of the world. Few topics are more … Continue reading

Alliance-Building / Grantmaking Practice / Human Rights Community

Listening from the Head and Heart: My Takeaways from the IDEX Academy

Contributed by Christen Dobson, Program Director, Research and Policy, IHRFG- This article was originally published on the IDEX blog on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. The original article can be found here: https://www.idex.org/blog/2014/10/07/idex-academy-guestblogpost/ We began with a story – that moment when our political consciousness was born; why we chose to advance social justice; the   most formative experiences in … Continue reading

Civic & Political Rights / Indigenous Peoples

Victoria Tauli-Corpus on Indigenous Philanthropy

Contributed by IFIP – International Funders for Indigenous Peoples from their 2014 World Summit on Indigenous Philanthropy- This article was originally published on the IFIP Summit Blog on Thursday, September 25, 2014. The original article can be found here: http://www.internationalfunders.org/english/vicky-tauli-corpuz-on-indigenous-philanthropy/ Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, shared her thoughts with IFIP’s … Continue reading