Marc Chernick was an accomplished academic, grassroots development practitioner and author.
Congratulations to Maria Lis Baiocchi, a 2016-2017 IAF Fellow in our Grassroots Development Fellowship Program, for her recent Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship Award.
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.
Our board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Sabatini and Matthew Swift to its advisory council.
Our community partner Guakia Ambiente, recently won the People's Choice Award for Energy Supply in Climate CoLab's Climate Contests.
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.
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.
We are pleased to announce our strategic plan for achieving development goals in Latin America and the Caribbean for the next five years.
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.
Cooperativa de Producción y Servicios Especiales de los Productores de Camélidos Andinos qualified in two categories of the Premios Latinoamérica Verde
Community-managed micro hydroelectric systems are providing benefits and Guakía Ambiente is being recognized nationally.
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.
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.
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.
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 and THANK YOU from all of us at the IAF! ¡Gracias! Obrigado! Mèsi!
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.
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.
The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Robert N. Kaplan has decided to step down, effective May 2017.
Hatians are beginning to rebuild after the devastation casued by Hurricane Matthew. Here's how you can support grassroots efforts.