Grantee Profile

Global Rights

Grants to Global Rights

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Global Rights is an international human rights capacity building organization that works with local activists and communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to promote access to justice and protect the rights of marginalized populations. The grant funds will be used to conduct an evaluation of the existing community paralegal scheme in Nigeria's Kano and Bauchi states; facilitate a workshop on access to justice and paralegal service delivery in collaboration with the National Human Rights Commission and Legal Aid Council; and develop, publish, and disseminate promotional materials on the availability of paralegal and referral services in both states.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of activities to build the capacity of human rights organizations in Kano state to monitor, document, and report on human rights violations.

  • $135,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations.

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Global Rights $1,835,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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