To contribute to the development and transformation of Brazilian social reality is BrazilFoundation's vocation; turning this vocation into practice is BrazilFoundation's responsibility.
BrazilFoundation is a non-profit established in 2000 with the goal of generating resources for social entrepreneurs who propose creative and innovative solutions to challenges faced by communities throughout Brazil.
In 10 years BrazilFoundation has raised over $17 million dollars and supported more than 300 social projects in Brazil in the areas of Education, Health, Culture, Participatory Development and Human Rights.
BrazilFoundation provides project grantees with financial support while stimulating local advocacy and promoting access to goods and services, empowering communities to take responsibility for their own development.
BrazilFoundation has provided funding– following diligent review - to 95 nonprofit organizations recommended by donors (individuals and corporations in the U.S.) who wish to support organizations of their choice in Brazil.
BrazilFoundation offers a Project Bank, which is comprised of organizations previously supported by the Foundation that have a demonstrated track record of success toward delivering against their project goals.
Additionally, BrazilFoundation develops partnerships with companies and foundations in Brazil and in the U.S. that are interested in investing in Brazilian communities while calling upon BrazilFoundation's proven track record of success and demonstrated expertise in social investment.