In the three years since Japan’s Northeastern Tohoku region was devastated by a massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown, people in the United States have donated $730 million to assist with the disaster response.
This briefing paper from the Open Society Foundation examines where and how women’s land and property rights are protected under international human rights standards, and offers strategies to help women effectively claim and enforce them.
Oxfam shows how extreme inequality is not inevitable, with examples of policies from around the world which have reduced inequality and developed more representative politics, benefiting all, both rich and poor.
This study provides insights into how companies donate across borders, what factors influence their philanthropic decision-making, and what attributes companies look for in a nonprofit partner to address social issues around the globe.
The grantees in the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation’s African Health Initiative have published a series of articles offering lessons from their first three-and-a-half years of work to strengthen health systems in sub-Saharan Africa.
Ford Foundation's final report documents the impact of the foundation’s 12-year, $340 million initiative, which has helped more than 4300 social justice leaders from 22 countries earn advanced degrees and bring new knowledge and skills back to their home countries.
This report by the Japan Center for International Exchange estimates that, in the two years since the March 11, 2011, earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan, Americans have donated at least $712.6 million for disaster relief and recovery efforts, the largest in U.S. history for a disaster in another developed country and the third largest ever for any overseas disaster.
The NYC Haitian Community Hope & Healing Fund was established by the Brooklyn Community Foundation and the United Way of New York City to address the short- and long-term needs of individuals, families and communities in the New York City area affected by the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. This report is an attempt to tell two stories: the story of the Fund and its establishment, and the story of a community still in the early stages of mounting an effective response.