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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 (5)

Past Events

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…

Jul23
Webinars10:00 AM EDT/ 15:00 PM BST/ 16:00 PM CEST

Children on the Move in the context of COVID-19

Ensuring appropriate care and protection for children on the move in Northern Central America, Mexico, and the US in the context of COVID-19 Even before the pandemic, children and families from Central America and Mexico have been literally fighting for their lives amidst violence, exploitation, persecution, extreme poverty, a stifling lack of access to education,…

Jun25
Webinars10:00 AM ET/ 4:00 PM CEST/ 5:00 PM EAT

The Global State of Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Movements

Report Launch: Vibrant Yet Under-Resourced: The Global State of Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Movements   Hello members, We’re excited to invite you to join Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice and Mama Cash in a discussion of the findings of their new report “Vibrant Yet Under-Resourced: The State of Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Movements” on Thursday,…