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Just Giving:
Global Social Change Philanthropy
June 8th - 10th, 2006


Opening remarks from Pilar Gonzales, Social Justice Activist and Creative Philanthropic Advisor
Pilar reflects in a very personal way on her experience in social justice philanthropy

Evaluating Human Rights Grantmaking and Advocacy
Recommended resources:
The W. K. Kellogg Foundation's Evaluation Toolkit
The University of Wisconsin's Cooperative Extension Program's on-line Logic Model Course
Human Rights Impact Resource Center

Being a Global Donor
Recommended resources

Unintended Consequences of International Funding: A Case Study from Palestine and Reflections on Brazil
Overview of Dr. Nora Lester Murad's presentation on Palestine and a bibliography on aid to Palestine
May 2006 report on humanitarian conditions in the Palestinian Territories

Making Life Easier for Grantees: A Common Proposal Format
Workshop materials

Promoting Land and Water Rights
Workshop report

Peer Exchanges: Grassroots Organizations are Doing It For Themselves
AJWS and peer exchanges

The Benefits and Challenges of Working Through International Intermediaries
Workshop report
Gw/oB's Framework for Working with International Intermediaries

Making the Most of a Site Visit
Things to Consider for Due Diligence
The Firelight Foundation's Approach

Giving Circle Reception: Never Doubt the Power of a Small Group to Change the World!
Recommended resources:
New Ventures in Philanthropy
Giving Circles Network
The Pluralism Fund
The Clarence Foundation

Book Signing with Anne Firth-Murray, author of "Paradigm Found"
For more on Anne's important book and to order a copy, visit

Hope and Recovery: Medicine for Peace through Trauma Intervention
Presented by Acupuncturists Without Borders

Accountability in International Grantmaking
Workshop handouts and small group scenarios

Power Dynamics and Partnership in International Grantmaking
Workshop report

US Policy and the Global South
Ritu Sharma's presentation on the Global Gag Rule
Kathy McAfee's presentation on US food aid and trade, food sovereignty, and ending hunger

Sharing Power, Sharing Visions for Change: Funder/Global South Advisor Collaboration
How two grantmakers use global Southern advisory boards
Benefits, Challenges and Lessons Learned

Women's Rights in Mexico and Central America: Innovative Funding Approaches
Workshop report
Recommended resources on violence against women and reproductive rights
Where is the Money for Women's Rights?, produced by AWID

Responding to the Global HIV/AIDS Crisis
Terry Mukuka's presentation on HIV/AIDS in Africa

Integrating Project-Based Grantmaking and Movement-Building
Workshop report and recommended resources

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