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Charities Earned $1.8 Billion in Grants for Human Rights in 2012

In 2012, foundations around the world raised a total of $1.8 billion dollars in grants to promote human rights, a 6% increase over 2011. 774 foundations raised that money for 11,000 non-profits, for a total of over 19,000 grants. This information comes from a new report by the Foundation Center and the International Human Rights […]


Philanthropic People: Cate Blanchett

Academy award-winning Australian actress Cate Blanchett is one of the biggest cultural icons of our time, and one of the most humanitarian-minded. Her career has consisted of playing compelling, remarkable characters that have reached countless audiences worldwide. In addition to being a cultural leader on the silver screen, the acclaimed actress has spent many years […]

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John Prendergast Fights For Human Rights in Africa

John Prendergast is, in many ways, the model activist. He has dedicated the past thirty years to advocating for human rights abroad, and his efforts have allotted every organization he has worked with enormous amounts of support from passionate philanthropists. He is an author, human rights campaign leader, an advisor to prominent philanthropists, and a […]