ELAW director: ‘Trump has just stuck his thumb in that momentum and that’s a tragedy’

EUGENE, Ore. – Local reaction is pouring in about President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. In Eugene, the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide is warning of the dangers of leaving the deal. ELAW director Bern Johnson says Thursday was a shocking and tragic day. He says damaging...

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FIMI, IFIP and AWID launches a joint report “A Call to Action: Insights Into the Status of Funding for Indigenous Women’s Groups”

The International Indigenous Women Forum -FIMI-, is pleased to share the the report “A Call to Action: Insights Into the Status of Funding for Indigenous Women’s Groups”, a joint report promoted by the Association for Women’s Rights in Development -AWID- , the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples -IFIP- in collaboration with FIMI. The report...

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JASS, Global Fund for Women, and MADRE launch online campaign

JASS (Just Associates), together with Global Fund for Women and MADRE, have launched Women Human Rights DefendHer: Standing Together for Justice. This online campaign features the stories of 14 incredible women human rights defenders and groups around the world who, despite threats and retaliation, are working to end violence against...

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We are delighted to announce our 2016 Grantees

It is a privilege to partner with such hard-working, innovative organizations! African People & Wildlife Fund Akili Dada Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Network Front & Centered Front Line Defenders Global Greengrants Fund Global Press Institute Honor the Earth KUOW – EarthFix Puget Sound Sage & Got...

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What They See Matters

Visual communication takeaways from audience research and tips for testing images Hang a picture on the wall and three different people may give you three different opinions — “terrifying” or “inspiring” or “so what?” How then to ever pick effective images for the viewers of your websites, social media posts,...

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140 Foundations Awarded For Brave Philanthropy

The signatories of Divest-Invest Philanthropy received the 2016 Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award for Brave Philanthropy from CIVICUS for their commitment to divest from fossil fuels and invest in climate solutions. BOGOTA, Colombia, April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The 140 foundations, family offices and charities of Divest-Invest Philanthropy were awarded the 2016 Nelson...

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Celebrate Women’s Achievements and Advocate for Women’s Rights this International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day on March 8th is all about celebration, reflection, advocacy, and action – whatever that looks like globally at a local level. But one thing is for sure, International Women’s Day has been occurring for over a century – and is growing annually from strength to strength. A...

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