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BrazilFoundation to hold III BrazilFoundation Gala Miami

BrazilFoundation will hold its third Gala in Miami at the newly opened Pérez Art Museum on March 15th. The reception of guests will be welcomed by the co -chairs Daniela Fonseca and Maria Carolina Tavares de Melo and honorary chair, Ambassador Hélio Vitor Ramos Filho, Consul General of Brazil in Miami . With five weeks […]

BrazilFoundation Launches Call for Proposals

For the 12th year, BrazilFoundation launches its Annual Project Selection. Nonprofit civil society organizations in Brazil are welcome to submit proposals up to January 24, 2014. Organizations whose projects and programs work in the areas of Education, Human Rights and Socio-economic Development and Civic Participation are eligible to receive funding. BrazilFoundation invests in small and […]

Mônica de Roure joins BrazilFoundation as Executive Director and Vice-President

We are thrilled to announce that Mônica de Roure will succeed Susane Worcman as BrazilFoundation’s new Vice President and Executive Director. She comes to BrazilFoundation after four years as the Director of the Brazil Program and International Operations for Latin America and Africa at Ashoka Innovators for the Public. Throughout her career, she has acted […]

Please join our end of the year Believe in a Dream campaign

Every year, hundreds of organizations apply to BrazilFoundation for a grant in the hope of fulfilling the collective dreams of their communities. And we want to help them fulfill their dreams, but the truth is the Foundation only has the resources to award grants to 5% of the projects. We launched our end of the […]

Miami Benefit Auction raises $30,000

BrazilFoundation held a Benefit Auction on December 6th during Art Basel at the Artefacto store in Coral Gables. The evening was hosted by Brian Kelly, founder of The Points Guy, and Donnamarie Baptiste, the director of programming and special projects at The Armory Show in New York. The Host Committee for the event included: Paulo […]

Children’s comic book, Monica’s Gang, develops two new characters to combat discrimination against kids who are HIV+

The popular Brazilian comic book, Monica’s Gang, has two new characters: Igor and Vitória. The characters were developed by the Friends of Life Association (Associação Amigos da Vida) in partnership with Maurício de Souza Studios, the creators of the comic series. The new characters were introduced to demystify HIV and AIDS and thereby combat the […]

BrazilFoundation holds Benefit Auction Cocktail Party during Art Basel

BrazilFoundation held a Benefit Auction Cocktail Party on December 6th during Art Basel. The event was held at the Artefacto store in Coral Gables; aside from offering a location for the evening, the premier furnishings brand also sponsored the event. The evening was hosted by Brian Kelly, founder of The Points Guy, and Donnamarie Baptiste, […]