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III Gala Miami – honorees and special guests

Ivete Sangalo and Sabrina Sato are together supporting the III BrazilFoundation Gala Miami today. Brazilian dancers of Miami City Ballet Ensemble held a special performance before the Gala. Darleen Callaghan, director at the Miami City Ballet, was honored tonight for her leadership with the International program.

III BrazilFoundation Gala Miami

The  III Gala Miami is today, March 15, and will raise funds to support social projects throughout Brazil. Ivete Sangalo will be honored for her support of Quabales, a social project in Salvador. Pedro Andrade and Sabrina Sato will be the masters of ceremonies for the night.

I, a Young Carioca: Winners of Literary Competition win Cultural Trip to São Paulo

The six-month literary competition “I, a Young Carioca, Have a Story to Tell,” which started with more than 100 participants and was organized by the Carioca Fund of BrazilFoundation, has come to an end with much fanfare. The winners, Gustavo Cardozo, Israel Mattos, Phillip Greiner, Vitor Ferreira, Allan Rocha, and Gabriela Domingues, visited São Paulo […]

A positive turn in the life of youths in Pernambuco.

The Plan B Institute, a BrazilFoundation grantee this year, offers vocational training to adolescents and young adults living in Jaboatão dos Guararapes, a region in the Recife metropolitan area afflicted by urban violence and a low rate of investment in the public school system. Through the “Technical Future Plan,” 90 youths went through a course […]

BrazilFoundation Earns 4 Stars from Charity Navigator

BrazilFoundation has just received a 4 star rating from Charity Navigator, one of the most well-respected non-profit rating institutions in the world of American philanthropy. The rating designates BrazilFoundation as “exceptional”, the highest possible mark on the scale, which measures the transparency and efficiency of the organization’s management. After more than 10 years of using […]

The Latest News on Gala Miami

The III BrazilFoundation Gala Miami will take place on March 15, 2014 at the recently inaugurated Pérez Art Museum Miami. Two individuals will be honored their involvement in social causes:  Paula Senna will receive an award on behalf the Ayrton Senna Institute, an organization that strives to improve education in Brazil through research, and José […]

10 years of stories and images now in digital format: BrazilFoundation book is now available for download

The book, Brazil, Brazil – 10 Years, One Idea, Many Stories, released late last year, delves into the world of 20 organizations and narrates the first decade of BrazilFoundation’s work guided by its belief in the great potential of brazilians who attempt to transform the social realities of the country. With a light and humorous […]