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The Rights of Disabled People

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Funding Opportunity for CRPD Advocacy

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Are you a disability rights advocate working in a developing country? Is your organization trying to persuade your country’s government to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)? Or, has your country already ratified the CRPD–and you are now working on making sure the CRPD is fully implemented, so […]

Disability Rights Fund Makes Grants to 33 Organizations

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

PRESS RELEASE

Disability Rights Fund Makes Grants to 33 Organizations in 7 Countries

November 3, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOSTON, MA – The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) – a groundbreaking collaborative to support the human rights of people with disabilities around the world– today announced funding decisions from its first request for proposals. A total of $800,000 will be […]

Raising Funds from Foundations New to Disability

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

If you work with a Disabled People’s Organization (DPO), chances are, your organization never has enough cash. And foundations that specialize in supporting DPOs are hard to find.  That can make it a challenge to find funding support for projects related to implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

Often, the answer […]

Mainstream Grantmaking and the Disability Rights Treaty

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

Do people with disabilities need or deserve special attention from mainstream human rights organizations or grantmakers who don’t plan to specialize in their concerns? Is there a role for people with disabilities in mainstream human rights projects? How and why should people with disabilities be included in human rights campaigns that focus on other population […]

UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations — Application Info

Friday, July 4th, 2008

Aboriginal News

Dear all,

2009 applications forms for the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations are available on our internet website:

The fund provides financial assistance to indigenous delegates wishing to attend the 2nd session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the 8th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Please be kindly reminded that the deadline […]

Disability Rights Fund Opens Grantmaking to DPOs in 7 Countries

Monday, June 16th, 2008

En español

PRESS RELEASE

Disability Rights Fund Opens Grantmaking to DPOs in 7 Countries

JUNE 16, 2008

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOSTON, MA – The Disability Rights Fund—a groundbreaking grantmaking collaborative supporting the human rights of people with disabilities—today announced its first grants competition.

The broad objective of the Fund — which was launched by the Open Society Institute, The Sigrid Rausing […]