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Archived News
  • In Memoriam: Marc Chernick

    Marc Chernick was an accomplished academic, grassroots development practitioner and author.

  • Former IAF Grassroots Fellow Receives Award

    Congratulations to Maria Lis Baiocchi, a 2016-2017 IAF Fellow in our Grassroots Development Fellowship Program, for her recent Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship Award.

  • Coffee and Chocolate on the Hill

    Last week, coffee and chocolate products of current and formerIAF community partners filled the Rayburn Foyer with delectable aromas and brought to life a deeper story of groups working to improve conditions and opportunities.

  • IAF Welcomes New Advisory Council Members

    Our board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Sabatini and Matthew Swift to its advisory council.

  • Guakia Ambiente Wins Award for IAF-Supported Hydroelectric Project

    Our community partner Guakia Ambiente, recently won the People's Choice Award for Energy Supply in Climate CoLab's Climate Contests.

  • Happy New Year!

    Together, let's continue to find, nurture and be inspired by those individuals and organizations who step forward daily, in the toughest of circumstances, to create meaningful opportunities for all to thrive.

  • Exploring ideas to mobilize resources and ensure sustainability at Central America Donors Forum

    Leaders from international development, civil society, philanthropic organizations, government and businesses gathered in Panama City in late October to share ideas on how to best support development projects to ensure long-term sustainability.

  • Inter-American Foundation Releases New Strategic Plan

    We are pleased to announce our strategic plan for achieving development goals in Latin America and the Caribbean for the next five years.

  • Three Grantee Partners Awarded for Quality Coffee

    Grantee partners ASOBAGRI, Triunfo Verde and Majomut recently received awards from the Small Producers’ Symbol (Símbolo de Pequeños Productores, SPP) at the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo. The award ceremony took place in Seattle, Washington in April.

  • Grantee Partner Qualified for top Ranking

    Cooperativa de Producción y Servicios Especiales de los Productores de Camélidos Andinos qualified in two categories of the Premios Latinoamérica Verde

  • IAF-Supported Project in Dominican Republic Wins National Environmental Award

    Community-managed micro hydroelectric systems are providing benefits and Guakía Ambiente is being recognized nationally.

  • Report Sheds Light on Hardships Faced by Families of Migrants

    Last month local media in El Salvador highlighted an Inter-American Foundation (IAF) grantee partner for its groundbreaking economic report on the conditions of families of disappeared migrants. The Committee of Families of Deceased and Missing Migrants of El Salvador Association (COFAMIDE) called for the urgent need for more support, including from the Salvadoran Government, for these families.

  • Inter-American Foundation Names New President

    The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce Paloma Adams-Allen as its new president and chief executive officer. She will succeed Robert N. Kaplan, who is stepping down to pursue personal interests outside the organization after a successful six and a half year tenure.

  • Being Bold for Change in Guatemala

    In celebration of International Women’s Day the Mexican Embassy on March 7 invited an Inter-American Foundation (IAF) grantee partner to talk about leadership and women making a difference in Guatemala.

  • Remembering Lorenzo Servitje

    We are saddened to hear news of the passing of Lorenzo Servitje, founder of Bimbo Bakeries in Mexico and longtime collaborator with the Inter-American Foundation (IAF).

  • Happy Holidays from the IAF!

    Happy holidays and THANK YOU from all of us at the IAF! ¡Gracias! Obrigado! Mèsi!

  • PH15 Photo Exhibit Extended to December 16!

    Did you miss the opening of "The Hidden City" photo exhibition on November 14, 2016? The Embassy of Argentina extended the exhibit to December 16, 2016! Watch the panel discussion with PH15 directors, a former PH15 participant and IAF representatives here.

  • Former IAF Foundation Representative to join Notre Dame faculty

    We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Ray Offenheiser, a former foundation representative at the Inter-American Foundation, as he joins Notre Dame as professor and inaugural director of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development.

  • Inter-American Foundation CEO Announces Plans to Step Down

    The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Robert N. Kaplan has decided to step down, effective May 2017.

  • Help Haiti rebuild after Hurricane Matthew

    Hatians are beginning to rebuild after the devastation casued by Hurricane Matthew. Here's how you can support grassroots efforts.

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