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Feb172017

Community philanthropy: a way forward for human rights?

The paper is a synthesis of preliminary research that looks at the current state of play around human rights among three clusters of organizations: local human rights funds, community philanthropy organizations that explicitly fund human rights along with other work, and community philanthropy organizations that fund human rights under a different rubric. It offers a look at what exists and how a framework for advancing this work might be developed to engage different community philanthropy organizations in different ways according to their relative strengths and capacities in each context. It concludes by arguing that external funders and local actors together can design effective interventions by building on insights from community philanthropy experiences – including constituency building as well as local resource mobilization – around the world.

Author: Mona Younis

Published by: GFCF 

Published: February 2017

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