From May 4th to the 7th, BrazilFoundation welcomes 58 leaders of the organizations selected for support via the Annual Selection Process and 6 organizations supported through the Carioca Fund in the town of Conservatoria, Rio de Janeiro, to kick off the 2012 grant cycle and promote workshops in management, planning and communications.

In attendance are Susane Worcman, BrazilFoundation’s Vice President and Executive Director, Patricia Lobaccaro, President and CEO, and Leona Forman, Founder President. Also present are Board Member Karin Dauch, Daniela Atwell, Thiago Guimaraes, Development Coordinator, and the BrazilFoundation Rio de Janeiro team.

Every year, BrazilFoundation holds the Project Selection event and workshops to welcome leaders of grantee organizations, and to provide them with the tools and skills necessary to maximize the effectiveness of their projects.  The event is also an opportunity to exchange experiences between organizations that strive to transform the social reality in Brazil.
This year, BrazilFoundation selected 27 organizations of which 21 were granted support with funds raised at the IX Annual Gala in New York as well as 6 organizations supported with resources raised during the I BrazilFoundation Gala Miami.

Click here to view the list of the 2012 Grantees.