Human Rights and Civil Liberties

  • 1,055 reports
  • 1,198 authors
  • 576 publishing organizations


At the heart of advancing human rights

A decade ago, Global Dialogue was formed to promote innovation in human rights funding and practice. Today it is a thriving part of the human rights philanthropy infrastructure. Learn more about Global Dialogue in this Alliance Special Feature (part of the Alliance + IssueLab Special Collection).

Explore research on issues of human rights and civil liberties produced by social sector organizations. Topics include equal rights, discrimination, strategies to improve relations between racial, ethnic, and cultural groups, and more.


This trend line represents foundation funding for research & publication in this specific issue area. Data are from grants awarded by the FC 1000, a national sample of 1,000 of the largest grantmakers by total giving.


Graph represents all funding for this issue area; the highlighted arc represents the proportion awarded explicitly for research and publication.