Anti-Trafficking / Collaborative Funding

The Freedom Fund: funding the fight against modern slavery

Contributed by Nick Grono (@nickgrono), CEO of the Freedom Fund – Slavery causes terrible suffering to its victims, but it is more than just an individual crime. It is also a cancer that eats away at the wider health of our economies and communities and a symptom of greater societal failures. Ending slavery will not only … Continue reading

Advocacy / Anti-Trafficking / Collaborative Funding

Lessons Learnt from 10 Years and USD 50 Million of Grantmaking to End Human Trafficking

Contributed by Randy Newcomb, President, Humanity United- This article was originally published in Anti-Trafficking Review’s Following the Money: Spending on Anti-Trafficking issue. On 26 September 2013, Humanity United, with our partners Legatum Foundation and Walk Free, announced the creation of the USD 100 million Freedom Fund to combat human trafficking around the world. This fund … Continue reading


In Focus: The Partnership for Freedom: Reimagining Grant Competitions for a Stronger Anti-Trafficking Field

Contributed by Catherine Chen, Director, Investments, and Amanda Padilla, Project Manager, Partnerships, Humanity United – At the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative, President Obama delivered a landmark speech about a crime that is almost unthinkable in the 21st century: in his words, an “injustice – the outrage of human trafficking, which must be called by its … Continue reading