Free and equal in
dignity and rights.
We believe that all people are born with equal and inalienable rights and fundamental freedoms, and have a right to live in a healthy environment and in peaceful, just and equitable societies. Promoting these human rights is the highest purpose we can envision for the grantmaking of
A Bold Future
Going Upstream: Philanthropy’s Role in Advancing Justice
by Crystal Hayling, Executive Director of The Libra Foundation
The phrase “going upstream” is often used to describe getting to the source of the problem. But the problems aren’t just “out there.”
Habits of inequality live within us and our institutions as well. Read More.
Advancing a Human Rights Movement
Over the past 14 years, The Libra Foundation has done significant grantmaking in progressive causes and movements with a focus on social and economic justice organizations that integrate human rights into their work.
We are making an impact by supporting bold organizations fighting for human rights:
Meet Our Grantee Partners
Our grantees are an innovative and committed group of organizations working to advance the human rights and social justice movement by building strong networks and engaging their local communities and national networks.
“Transforming oppressive systems of power requires tenacity and courage. The Libra Foundation’s steadfast partnership of more than a decade has helped to propel CCR’s work forward in vital ways.”
Vincent Warren, Executive Director
At The Libra Foundation we are committed to strengthening collective insights and action. That’s why in 2016 we invited our grantee partners to a retreat to meet with and learn from one another.
We invite you to read the 2016 Grantee Convening Summary to learn more about how our grantees are collaborating to identify, define, and address some of the biggest human rights challenges.