• Organization TypeIndependent/None
  • Founded2012

The Philanthropy Network for Social Justice (Rede de Filantropia para a Justica Social)

The Philanthropy Network for Social Justice is a space that brings together community funds and foundations, grantmakers that support various initiatives in the areas of social justice, human rights and citizenship. The support of member organizations is realized through the donation of financial resources - direct and indirect - to civil society institutions and groups, leaders and social movements that contribute to the process of social transformation and / or fight for the recognition of rights in various areas and regions of the country. Most members also support institutional development, strengthening and articulation initiatives, and promote training, dialogue and debate activities in various areas and with multiple actors. The Network was created in 2012 to promote and diversify a philanthropic culture in Brazil that guarantees and expands resources for social justice. The Network adopts the following principles that guide its activities: Defense of democratic and republican values Commitment to work to promote, disseminate and expand social justice philanthropy Transparency in action and management of human and financial resources Promotion of collaboration and complementarity among members Horizontality and internal democracy Promotion of permanent and open dialogue on strategic decisions Non-discrimination of any kind Mission Strengthen Brazilian civil society organizations working on human, racial, gender, socio-environmental, and community development rights through actions aimed at expanding philanthropy for social justice. Eyesight A Brazil with an expanded and diverse philanthropic culture that guarantees and expands social justice. Goals Strengthen and promote social justice philanthropy in Brazil, from the perspective of human rights understood from a complex and intersectional perspective. Disseminate and give visibility to member organizations, emphasizing their performance and contribution to the transformation of the country, so that they can be seen as alternatives for social investment. • Articulate with member organizations to strengthen struggles and increase donation resources in the areas of human rights and social justice to support transformative initiatives.
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