Heat Map: Funders’ Initiative on Closing Space for Civil Society

Published by Ariadne (the European Funders for Social Change and Human Rights),  the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG),  and the European Foundation Centre (EFC). Visualisation by Foundation Center, 2015.

The data represented was provided by civil society organisations and funders (see list) attending the 2015 Funders’ Workshop on Challenging the Closing Space for Civil Society, hosted by Ariadne, the International Human Rights Funders Group, and the European Foundation Centre.

Data is visualised on this heat map to illustrate:

  • which levers (drivers/strategies) organisations use least/most to address Closing Space
  • in which regions they are most/least focused
  • how/where organisations share strategic and geographic commonalities and priorities

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