BrazilFoundation thanks the participation of all the organizations that submitted proposals to the 2008 Annual Selection. The list of the selected projects follows. They will be contacted by the foundation in the next few days. 1. Aproximando Escola e Comunidade Associação de Desenvolvimento Agrícola e Comunitária da Lagoa da Boa Vista Seabra/Bahia Prêmio Incentivo 2. […]

BrazilFoundation grantee project is finalist for the Innovation in Sustainability Prize, granted by Instituto Ethos and USAID

The Centro de Educação Popular e Formação Social (CEPFS), BrazilFoundation grantee project in 2006 in the state of Paraíba, is among the five finalists for the Innovation in Sustainability Prize. Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social (Instituto Ethos) and USAID are giving out this award for the first time to recognize innovative and sustainable […]

Amazônia Brasil, Partners and Guests, Celebrate Exhibit’s Opening in New York’s “Concrete Jungle”

BrazilFoundation president, Leona Forman, delivers speech about the importance of the Foundation’s partnership with Amazônia Brasil (Saude e Alegria Project), and its creation of the “Amazon Communities Fund,” in response to region’s pressing social and economic needs. On the balmy spring evening of April 22nd, about 200 hundred New Yorkers and tourists congregated at the […]

BrazilFoundation and HSBC Solidariedade Institute foster partnership to train bank managers and create culture of social responsibility

BrazilFoundation and HSBC Solidariedade Institute foster an innovative partnership to put capacity building workshops for HSBC bank managers, in the city of Curitiba on March 29th. For the first time ever, 46 managers from various HSBC bank offices from all regions of Brazil will participate in a program called Programa de Capacitação de Padrinhos e […]

BrazilFoundation Goes West! BrazilFoundation Holds a Benefit Reception in LA – Introduces New Audiences to the Work and Mission of the Foundation

BrazilFoundation was the Community Partner to the first Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival (LABRFF) held March 7-9. At a Pre-Festival Benefit Reception hosted by BrazilFoundation on March 6th at the Milken Institute in Santa Monica, 150 people joined in celebration of the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival. This was also an opportunity to honor Ambassador […]

At Harvard, BrazilFoundation grantee project leader presents pioneer technology for building sustainable popular housing.

On March 3rd, Oswaldo Setti went to BrazilFoundation’s New York office to talk to guests and friends about building low-income houses in an economical and sustainable way – using social technology developed by his NGO to help poor families afford building their homes.  Mr. Setti had just returned from Boston, where he had been a […]