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BrazilFoundation and Forbes partner to host “Brazil and Global Philanthropy Trends”

Under the auspices of Forbes magazine, the BrazilFoundatrion hosted a breakfast roundtable entitled “Brazil and Global Philanthropy Trends.” The discussion opened with a brief talk by Bradford Smith, President of the Foundation Center, who informed the sixty guests gathered at the Forbes headquarters about the latest trends in philanthropy across the world: he highlighted the importance […]

Luisa Moraes Visits Vaga Lume Headquarters in São Paulo

The mission of Vaga Lume is to create opportunities for cultural exchanges through literature and oral stories, while recognizing the leadership of people from rural communities in the Brazilian Amazon. A BrazilFoundation grantee in 2013, Vaga Lume helps to rescue and preserve the African and quilombolan cultures in these areas of Brazil through storytelling circles […]

BrazilFoundation Volunteer Visits Organization Amigos da Vida in Brasília

On August 2nd, a BrazilFoundation volunteer and member of the Young Patrons Committee, Nathália Abi-Ackel, visited the organization Amigos da Vida in Brasília. Amigos da Vida works to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS, fight against prejudice and discrimination, protect human rights, offer legal assistance and orientation to the families of those living with HIV, and provide […]

Partnership with de GRISOGONO raises funds to support BrazilFoundation projects

On Thursday, July 25, Swiss luxury jeweler de GRISOGONO hosted a private in-store shopping experience at its new boutique in Bal Harbour to benefit BrazilFoundation. De GRISOGONO representative Michael Quagliato along with BrazilFoundation Board Member Daniela Fonseca were in attendance. Guests enjoyed champagne, hors d’oeuvres and dessert while viewing the collection designed by founder and creative director […]

BrazilFoundation Participates in Human Rights Conference

Approximately 100 people from the third sector and government, as well as human rights activists, participated in a conference on June 27th entitled “Advances and Challenges in Guaranteeing Human Rights in Brazil”, held at the Escola de Direito da Fundação Getúlio Vargas, in São Paulo. BrazilFoundation’s  project analyst, Carla Lima, attended the event as a representative of the […]

BrazilFoundation Pioneers Discussion in Human Rights Abuses & Mega-Sporting Events

BrazilFoundation joined forces with the Ford Foundation at the 2013 International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) conference to sponsor a panel entitled “From Cape Town to Rio: Strategies for Funding Human Rights Work in the Context of Mega-Sporting Events.” The panel discussion was moderated by Minky Worden from Human Rights Watch. Patricia Lobaccaro, CEO of […]