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Events

Human Rights Funders Network offers a variety of in-person and virtual events for funders around the world to connect, learn, and forge collaborations.

Share: Have an idea for an event or want to publicize one? Let us know here.

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Find: Looking for conferences and meetings? Check out our regularly-updated Community Events list.

Upcoming Events (1)
www.centralparknyc.org
Sep16to17
In-Person Gatherings

Cancelled due to COVID-19: Join us in September for HRFN’s 2020 Conference!

This event has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Please stay tuned for more information about our plan for innovative virtual conversations and gatherings in 2020. We’re excited to announce HRFN’s 2020 Annual Conference!  Following an important year of transition, we’re looking forward to 2020 when we’ll convene our meeting at a new venue, welcome a… Read more

PAST EVENTS
Apr08
Webinars9:00 EST / 14:00 BST / 15:00 CET

How Human Rights and Social Change Funders Can Respond to Mass Statelessness and State-Sponsored Anti-Muslim Violence in India

Ariadne and Human Rights Funders Network invite you to a webinar on the human rights situation in India. Description: India has witnessed mass public protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the last six months. The state in response has escalated repression: The Muslim community in particular has been targeted in shootings, beatings, burnings, and… Read more

Apr03
Webinars9:30 PT / 12:30 ET / 16:30 GMT

Young Professionals Virtual Lunch Meetup: Work & Life in the Age of Coronavirus

Please join young professionals in Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN) and Peace and Security Funders Group (PSFG) for an interactive discussion on how we can manage work and wellness in the age of coronavirus. Bring your lunch and come prepared to share the “life hacks” you’re using and challenges you’re encountering in this uncertain time…. Read more

Mar12
In-Person Gatherings1:00-2:30 pm EST

Cancelled: In-Person Town Hall: Draft Human Rights Grantmaking Principles

Cancelled – As circumstances have continued to evolve in relation to the coronavirus, our host has advised us that they are taking the precaution of no longer holding such in-person events. Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN), Ariadne, and Philanthropy Advancing Women’s Human Rights (PAWHR) are pleased to invite their members and other human rights funders… Read more

Mar10
Webinars8:00 PT / 11:00 ET / 15:00 GMT

Demystifying Grants Data: How and Why to Share

Whether you’re an experienced contributor, or new to the Advancing Human Rights research, we’d love to speak with you about the data submission process. We’ll discuss the mechanics of sharing your grants, demonstrate how detailed grant descriptions can help tell your foundation’s story, and explain how funders are using the data. We’ll also go over… Read more

Feb24
Webinars13:00 ET / 18:00 GMT / 19:00 CET

Virtual Town Hall #2: Draft Funding Principles

We are pleased to invite you to join a virtual town hall – for HRFN, Ariadne, and PAWHR members – where you can share your feedback and recommendations on the draft human rights funding principles. Please register through the link below. We encourage you to read the principles ahead and join by video if you… Read more

Feb13
Webinars9:00 ET / 14:00 GMT / 15:00 CET

Virtual Town Hall #1: Draft Funding Principles

We are pleased to invite you to join a virtual town hall – for HRFN, Ariadne, and PAWHR members – where you can share your feedback and recommendations on the draft human rights funding principles. Please register through the link below. We encourage you to read the principles ahead and join by video if you… Read more

Jan14
Webinars10am-11am Eastern / 15.00-16.00 UTC

WEBINAR: Uncalculated Risks: How funders can address threats to human rights defenders in development

Please join us on 14 January at 10am Eastern / 15.00 UTC for a discussion about the report Uncalculated Risks: Threats and Attacks Against Human Rights Defenders and the Role of Development Financiers, authored by the Coalition for Human Rights in Development in June 2019. Human rights defenders are increasingly subjected to threats and attacks… Read more

Dec19
Webinars12:00 - 1:00pm EDT

WEBINAR: Career Planning in Peace, Security, and Human Rights Philanthropy: A Conversation with Alex Toma and Catherine Townsend

To better support our young professionals cohort across the broad spectrum of human rights, social justice and peace and security philanthropy, we invite you to “Career Planning in Peace, Security, and Human Rights Philanthropy: A Conversation with Alex Toma and Catherine Townsend.” Taking place virtually, the webinar features the Peace and Security Funders Group (PSFG)… Read more