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Tag Archive: Red Umbrella Fund

November 6, 2017

Breaking Barriers to Participation: Five Years of Participatory Grantmaking at the Red Umbrella Fund

By Jurre Anema at Red Umbrella Fund, published November 3, 2017

This piece was originally published on the Red Umbrella Fund’s website. In the past half year I had the honor of writing my thesis at the Red Umbrella Fund office in Amsterdam. I was introduced to the global movement of sex worker rights activists and had the opportunity to speak with some of the great… Read more

April 6, 2015

Exploring the How and Why of Participatory Grantmaking and Impact Investing

By Nadia van der Linde at Red Umbrella Fund

The very first session of the funders’ Working Group on Participatory Grantmaking was organised at the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) meeting in San Francisco on 28 January 2015. While we had prepared to welcome just a handful of interested colleagues from peer foundations, we were instead welcomed by a room filled with around forty… Read more

May 29, 2014

Learning Visit Reflection: Beyond Victories – Funding Human Rights in Brazil

By Diana Stefanescu, Programme Associate at Red Umbrella Fund

IHRFG recently held a Learning Visit in Rio de Janeiro exploring the changing dynamics of human rights and global philanthropy in emerging economies. Over the coming weeks, we will share reflections from participants. Click here to read more lessons and join the conversation! As wealth increases in the so-called “emerging economies”, social, political and further economic development is expected… Read more