By Nadia Fenly and Lourdes Inga The International Forum of Indigenous Women (FIMI) and the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples (IFIP) organized a side event “Building alliances to combat violence against Indigenous women: an open dialogue among strategic allies” inRead More ..
By Angela Martinez and Luminita Cuna As 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the 16th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) focused on the achievements andRead More ..
by Luminita Cuna Indigenous women were placed in the spotlight during this year’s 61st session of the UN Commission on the status of Women (CSW61), the largest gathering on gender equality and women’s rights. The focus area of CSW61 wasRead More ..
IFIP, FIMI, and AWID came together in 2014 realizing there is a gap in conversation, backed up by research around funding for women’s organizing within indigenous communities. The result is “A Call to Action: Insights into the Status of FundingRead More ..
by Luminita Cuna On November 9th, IFIP and GrantCraft launched their new, pioneering guide “Funding Indigenous Peoples: Strategies for Support” at a luncheon held at the Ford Foundation office in New York City. Out of respect for IFIP’s indigenous roots,Read More ..
The September number of Cultural Survival Magazine featured an article about IFIP’s North East Regional Meeting, as the theme of the meeting was in sync with the magazine’s Spetember issue: Indigenous persons with disabilities. “The International Funders for Indigenous Peoples’Read More ..
On August 9, 2015, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations highlighted the issues of the health and well-being of the indigenous populations. It commemorates the first meeting of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations,Read More ..
August 9, 2015 is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People!! This day is a day to recognize and appreciate all indigenous cultures. The United Nations is also holding a variety of events around the globe! This year’s themeRead More ..
An article by Adam Phillips about IFIP’s 2014 Summit from Voice of America: “There are thousands of indigenous cultures around the world. Relatively few of them, however, have the visibility and know-how needed to get the funding required to sustainRead More ..
Angela Martínez is the Senior Program Officer for Latin America at American Jewish World Service (AJWS), leading, shaping and overseeing the civil and political and natural resources rights grantmaking strategies in the region. She is a native Spanish speaker fromRead More ..
The “Season of Giving” reminds me of the inspiration and lessons I learned from the World Summit on Indigenous Philanthropy this past fall and helps me to reflect on the true meaning of the season. The Summit, organized by theRead More ..
IFIP Board Member, Jessica Brown, and Terence Hay-Edie of UNDP GEF Small Grants Programme launched their publication, Engaging Local Communities in Stewardship of World Heritage: A methodology based on the COMPACT experience, number 40 of the World Heritage Papers series.Read More ..