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Human Rights Funders Network helps funders access information integral to human rights grantmaking. We curate resources from our members and from other experts in the field that focus on grantmaking practices and vital human rights issues.

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Peace and Security Funding Index Taxonomy

The Peace and Security Funders Group published its 2017 Funding Index Conflict and Atrocities Prevention findings. Only 4% of peace and security funding ($13.5 million) went towards conflict and atrocities prevention work.

Key Takeaways

New York Convening 2016: Key Takeaways

HRFN’s July 2016 convening gathered funders on the topic, “Seizing Opportunities: Sustaining the Human Rights Movement,” to strategize how human rights funders can shake up conventional ways and means of supporting the movement, and bolster its health and well-being. Read key takeaways.


Defending Civic Space

Human Rights Funders Network works to counter the global trend of closing civic space and promote an enabling environment for human rights philanthropy. In collaboration with our members and peer networks, we educate, connect, and amplify the voices of funders across fields to identify forces behind this trend and develop shared strategies in response. Learn… Read more


Foundation Maps: Human Rights

Explore the who, what, and where of human rights philanthropy. With data updated weekly, our funder-only map lets you view grant-level details, map your own funding, find new partners, and search at the intersection of multiple areas.


Advancing Human Rights Research Hub

Our resource illustrates human rights funding by region, issue, population, and strategy, as well as the intersections and trends among them. Learn more about the Advancing Human Rights initiative, see top funder lists, and explore your area of interest.


Advancing Human Rights: Key Findings

Our latest Key Findings analyze the field of human rights philanthropy, including top funders and regional, issue, population, and strategy breakdowns, and offer data on bilateral and multilateral funding in 2014.