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BrazilFoundation was featured on Globo Tv’s Programa Ação

The program, which is presented by Serginho Groisman and was aired on Saturday, May 19th, showcases BrazilFoundation’s work in Brazil and in New York throughout the past 10 years. Ação also followed Clarissa Worcman, our Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, during her visit to projects in the northeast region. To watch, Click here (In Portuguese)

BrazilFoundation in Cannes, the Foundation’s first event in Europe

Fashion Gives Back, new online platform for fashion and lifestyle influencers to raise awareness and funds for global social causes, chose BrazilFoundation to be the benefiting non-profit organization at its pre-launch event in Cannes.   BrazilFoundation in Cannes was a dinner for 80 guests held on Saturday May 19th 2012 at the enchanted Villa L’Abri […]

“Brasil: A Magical Journey” raises funds for BrazilFoundation

The atmosphere was yellow and green at the Macy’s world-famous flagship store at Herald Square with a Carnaval-inspired celebration featuring the fashion, food, music, dance and art of Brazil on Tuesday, May 15th . The event raised funds for an initiative of the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas – IPE (The Institute for Ecological Research), in partnership with BrazilFoundation, benefiting 70 families in the […]

Macy’s “Brasil: A Magical Journey” live streaming tonight

Brasil: A Magical Journey, Macy’s  salute to Brazil kicks off tonight in New York City with a celebration featuring the fashion, food, music, dance and art of Brazil. Don’t miss the event’s live streaming on Facebook! Click here  to follow this special celebration, which will include  a special presentation by Bebel Gilberto and Sergio Mendes, and much […]

Macy’s “Brasil: A Magical Journey” tomorrow in benefit of BrazilFoundation at Herald Square

Brasil: A Magical Journey, Macy’s seasonal salute to South America’s Brazil kicks off on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 at the retailer’s world-famous flagship at Herald Square with a Carnaval-inspired celebration featuring the fashion, food, music, dance and art of Brazil. The enchanting evening will bring the best of Brazil to New York City’s most iconic […]

Project Selection Event and Workshops for the 2012 Grantees begin today in Conservatoria, Rio de Janeiro

From May 4th to the 7th, BrazilFoundation welcomes 58 leaders of the organizations selected for support via the Annual Selection Process and 6 organizations supported through the Carioca Fund in the town of Conservatoria, Rio de Janeiro, to kick off the 2012 grant cycle and promote workshops in management, planning and communications. In attendance are Susane Worcman, BrazilFoundation’s Vice President and Executive Director, Patricia Lobaccaro, President and CEO, and Leona Forman, Founder President. Also […]

2012 Annual Project Selection: Get to know the 27 grantees

The Project Selection 2012 process ended in April with the selection of 27 organizations that will be supported this year with the resources of the IX BrazilFoundation Annual Gala held in New York in 2011. The success of the first BrazilFoundation Gala Miami enabled the support of six organizations that work to generate opportunities and […]

TALK SERIES: Teresa Corção, founder of Instituto Maniva

On April 03, in New York, the accomplished Chef and activist Teresa Corção, owner of renowned restaurant “O Navegador” in Rio de Janeiro, discussed the role of food as a tool for social and environmental transformation as part of the BrazilFoundation Talk Series – Ideas that Transform Brazil.   Teresa spoke about her work at […]

TALK SERIES: BrazilFoundation’s Founding President Leona Forman talked at University of Miami

On March 26, the BrazilFoundation’s Founding President Leona Forman gave a lecture at the University of Miami – School of Law. Welcomed by Jessica Morris, Leona talked about her work at the United Nations and what triggered her to found BrazilFoundation.   “I was surprised by the invitation to address law students at the University […]