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General Purposes

Socio-Environmental Fund CASA

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $240,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2010–June 30, 2012
  • Location Juquitiba/SP, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus South America

About this grant

This general purpose renewal grant will focus on strengthening the administrative, operational, and resource mobilization capacity at the Center for Socio-Environmental Support. The grantee is a Brazilian grantmaking and capacity building organization founded by a group of Brazilian nongovernmental organizations. Its mission is to provide both technical and financial support for the work of community organizations and nongovernmental organizations throughout Brazil and neighboring countries. It supports organizations that monitor environmentally damaging projects; develop coordinated strategies to expand sustainable development options for local communities; and work to make large-scale energy and infrastructure investments more environmentally and socially sustainable.