Grantee Profile

Global Rights

Grants to Global Rights

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    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

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

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

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

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    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

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

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

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

  • $263,000Active Strategy

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To reduce maternal mortality and morbidity by promoting the right to bodily integrity and by advocating policies to eliminate violence against women (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To build a legal framework for the protection of human rights in Nigeria (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

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

  • $439,000Active Strategy

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To strengthen African civil society, focusing on human rights and pro-democracy efforts (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Global Rights $3,137,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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