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Highland Support Project

Org #45850
Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$98,844
raised on GlobalGiving
3
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
Debra Hedberg
Debra Hedberg
Carrie Damiani
Carrie Damiani
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:

Nov 5, 2021
Empowering Community Solutions for Climate Change
This past week, our partners participated in various meetings and workshops on sustainability and fostered community-led solutions for local impacts of climate change. For instance,the AMA circles of...
Nov 5, 2021
Update: Sustainability Workshops and Reforestation
This past week, funding brought in by the efforts of our Summer Fellows was used to work with families to improve their fuel use habits as well as to raise awareness on sustainable practices. As...
Aug 17, 2021
Summer 2021
At the end of every summer it always feels like it just "flew by," but this summer, especially so! The ability to return to travel and return to some of our group work has been encouraging and...
 
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