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Highland Support Project

Org #45850
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$169,975
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Highland Support Project (HSP) fosters agency and empowers indigenous communities by providing opportunities for education, community organization, supporting social entrepreneurs, and addressing health and poverty in the face of shifting political arenas and environmental changes. HSP uses a direct aid model to reduce the separation between donors and community-based representatives to help Indigenous communities stay on their land, in the community, and with their culture. Our approach is based on hope, not dependency; opportunity, not charity. We support the development of social capital and community leaders that can identify opportunities and make the most out of them for their ... read more

Project Leaders
BENJAMIN EDWARD BLEVINS
BENJAMIN EDWARD BLEVINS
Guadalupe Ramirez
Guadalupe Ramirez
Diana Alvarado
Diana Alvarado
Debra Hedberg
Debra Hedberg
Carrie Damiani
Carrie Damiani
Fatima Sadiq
Fatima Sadiq
Nana Appiah
Nana Appiah
Team
Guadalupe C Ramirez, Ben E Blevins
Organization Information
700 W Franklin
Richmond, VA 23220
United States
(804) 464-3467
Organization Information
700 W Franklin
Richmond, VA 23220
United States
(804) 464-3467

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

May 10, 2022
Inviting People to Imagine.
"We are more powerful than ever before, but have very little idea what to do with all that power. Worse still, humans seem to be more irresponsible than ever. Self-made gods with only the laws of...
Apr 18, 2022
Planting the Rain
The Highland Support Project is primarily about empowerment. There are different types of power, such as political, economic, and military. Then there are the types of power that can change the...
Apr 5, 2022
Community Organizing is about Builiding Power
Community organizing is about building personal-psychological power and competencies, building organizational strength through networking and resources, and building community power by developing the...
 
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