ICNL’s resources and information on Brazil.


ICNL supports local partners in Brazil to assess the legal environment for CSOs and develop proposals for enabling reforms. Key themes our partners have addressed include life cycle legislation, public financing of CSOs, the right to freedom of peaceful assembly in the context of Pride Marches and indigenous associations, the legal framework for philanthropy, and more.

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Civic Freedom Monitor


Last updated: 18 November 2020

On March 23, 2020, Provisional Measure No. 928 amended Law No. 13,979 of February 6, 2020 to address the [...]

Global Grantmaking Country Notes

In partnership with the Council on Foundations, ICNL maintains reports on thirty-four countries that help U.S grantmakers undertake equivalency determinations for foreign grantees. The reports in this series describe the legal frameworks for nonprofit organizations and provide translations of relevant legislative provisions.




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