BrazilFoundation is a non-profit established in 2000 with the goal of generating resources for social entrepreneurs who propose creative and innovative solutions to challenges faced by communities throughout Brazil.
In 16 years, BrazilFoundation has raised over US$40 million in support of more than 500 social organizations in Brazil in the areas of Education and Culture, Health, Human Rights and Civic Engagement, Socioeconomic Development, and Social Enterprise.
BrazilFoundation provides project grantees with financial support while stimulating local advocacy and promoting access to goods and services, empowering communities to take responsibility for their own development.
BrazilFoundation also provides funding– following diligent review - to organizations in Brazil recommended by donors (individuals and corporations in the U.S.).
BrazilFoundation offers a Project Bank, which is comprised of organizations previously supported by the Foundation that have a demonstrated track record of success toward delivering against their project goals.
Additionally, BrazilFoundation develops partnerships with companies and foundations in Brazil and in the U.S. that are interested in investing in Brazilian communities while calling upon BrazilFoundation's proven track record of success and demonstrated expertise in social investment.
BrazilFoundation has offices in New York, Miami, and Rio de Janeiro.