Donor Advised Program: Instituto Peabiru and the Wild Bees Honey Program

The Sustainable Amazon Partnership (SAP) is a program that promotes lasting sustainable management of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest, focusing on the conservation of the Açaí palm tree and on the improvement of the conditions of its supply chain. The program is led by Sambazon, an Acai-based company, and also has the support of other companies such […]

I BraziFoundation Gala MIAMI: a memorable evening

On a beautiful night in Miami, more than 300 guests packed the W South Beach Hotel & Residences to honor the first BrazilFoundation Gala in Miami.  A dream of founding president, Leona Forman, since she began the institution, finally became a reality.  “It’s very exciting to achieve this new chapter,” said Leona.   Helio Castroneves, […]

BrazilFoundation Theater Group Featured in 7th GIFE Congress

BrazilFoundation’s theater group, Artistas de Nós, was invited by the Grupo de Institutos, Fundações e Empresas (GIFE) to open two workshops at the GIFE Congress, which took place in São Paulo, March 26-30. The event, which this year explored the theme “New Frontiers of Social Investment,” is the premiere conference on social investment in Brazil. […]

In Partnership with BrazilFoundation, the Carlyle Group Releases Call for Proposal for Projects Supporting Education

Inaugurated on the 29th of March, Instituto Carlyle Brasil commenced activities with the release of a Call for Proposals that will support organizations in the educational sector. It will be released on the BrazilFoundation’s website during the month of April. Looking to benefit from BrazilFoundation’s expertise developed over 10 years of leadership in the sector, […]

BrazilFoundation’s Vice President represented Brazil at the Leadership Awards Fellowship Program in Australia

BrazilFoundation’s Vice President and Executive Director Susane Worcman represented Brazil at the Leadership Awards Fellowship Program in Queensland University of Technology, QUT, in Brisbane, Australia. Susane was specially impressed with the quality of life in the country.”It’s remarkable to experience the profound impact of a citizen-centered government, one that is focused on education and on the care […]

March 8, International Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day let us pause and reflect on all the important contributions made by women everywhere , whose commitment, passion and caring inspire us every day. Today we celebrate the community leaders, donors and volunteers who have been partnering with us to create positive change. Meet Rita Auxiliadora, who since 1997 has […]

Isabeli Fontana, Helio Castroneves, Romero Britto, Cacá, Sean and Anthony de Souza, are confirmed to the first Brazilfoundation Gala MIAMI

Less than a month before the first BrazilFoundation Gala MIAMI, which will take place on March 27, at the W South Beach Hotel & Residences, we are pleased to confirm new details that will enhance the already sold-out event. Lorenzo Martone, who was confirmed as Master of Ceremonies, will join forces with the Brazilian supermodel […]

Students of the Grota String Orchestra celebrate graduation in Music

BrazilFoundation witnessed another achievement on the part of Grota String Orchestra: six young students of the Orchestra graduated in Music at the end of 2011. The students celebrated their success with parents, teachers, and friends. Some are moving on to the University to continue studying Music and others are preparing to pass the University entrance […]

Cocktail reception to launch the 1st BrazilFoundation Gala MIAMI

A cocktail reception was held on February 11 at the residence of Paulo and Maria Carolina Tavares de Melo, to officially launch the first BrazilFoundation Gala in Miami, which will take place on March 27, at the W South Beach Hotel & Residences. Maria Carolina, one of the co-chairs of the Gala, alongside Daniela Fonseca, […]