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HRFN Conference

2020 Conference

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic HRFN did not hold a conference in 2020. To engage with the community and get to hear from activists, funders, political thinkers, and artists, please check out our LitTalks.

Past Conference Materials

We invite you to explore the materials from past event where participants had frank discussion of grantmaking practices and examined emerging issues and trends.

Upcoming Events (3)

Feb09
Webinars10 am - 11:30 am Eastern Time

The United States: A New Relationship with the World?

The United States: A New Relationship with the World?   In the month of January alone, the United States has seen an insurrection, an impeachment, and the dawning of a new presidency. What does this mean for human rights around the world? What is the role of philanthropy in the U.S. and globally amidst this sea…

Past Events

Jan19
Webinars11:00-12:30 ET │ 16:00 GMT │ 17:00 CET

Grantmaking Principles: Accountability│Adaptability and Learning

This workshop has already occurred. Please visit these links to watch an English recording or Spanish recording, view the materials, and see a visual harvest illustrating portions of the discussion.   Please join us on Tuesday, January 19th for the fourth installment of our six-part series to explore principles to guide bold and just philanthropy….

Dec08
Webinars11:00-12:30 ET │ 16:00 GMT │ 17:00 CET

Grantmaking Principles: Equity

This workshop has already occurred. Please visit these links to watch an English recording or Spanish recording, view the materials, and see a visual harvest illustrating portions of the discussion.   Please join us on Tuesday, December 8th for the third installment of our six-part series to explore principles to guide bold and just philanthropy….

Nov17
Webinars11:00-12:30 ET │ 16:00 GMT │ 17:00 CET

Grantmaking Principles: Power Sharing and Shifting │ Community Driven

This workshop has already occurred. Please visit these links to watch an English recording or Spanish recording, view the materials, and see a visual harvest illustrating portions of the discussion. Please join us on Tuesday, November 17th for the second installment of our six-part series to explore principles to guide bold and just philanthropy. In…

Oct20
Webinars11:00-12:30 ET │ 16:00 BST │ 17:00 CEST

Human Rights Grantmaking: Why these principles and why now?

This workshop has already occurred. Please visit these links to watch a recording of the workshop, view the slides, and see a visual harvest illustrating the discussion.   Please join us on Tuesday, October 20th for the first installment of our six-part workshop series where we will dive into our newly released human rights grantmaking…

Oct07
Webinars11AM EST / 5PM CET

Building Back Better Through Civil Society

In the COVID-19 response, civil society organizations are proving their worth now more than ever. Their active participation will be critical in building back better, whether by driving community action, grounding policy responses, or holding power to account. So how can public and private funders be most helpful in supporting civil society organizations?   Join…

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…

Aug27
Webinars4:00 PM (EST) / 5:00 PM (BRT)

Confidence in women: Philanthropy for Social Justice

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, ELAS Fund is hosting Confidence in women: Philanthropy for Social Justice, a virtual event broadcasted live on the ELAS YouTube channel. Speakers will discuss the importance of trust and flexible funding for women’s organizations. The event will be in Portuguese with English subtitles added later to the video.  Join…

Aug19
Webinars12:00 PM EST / 1:00 PM GMT-3

INTRODUCING LIT TALKS – ON FIRE TO INSPIRE

What creates change? At HRFN, we know that change can be slow and often incremental – That is, unless there’s a force of people creating a movement to be “On Fire to Inspire.” As part of our new global philanthropic advocacy strategy, we’re launching a conversation series called “Lit Talks,” which will help us stand…