Grant Opportunities

Tinker Foundation’s Institutional Grants Program: Democratic Governance, Education, Sustainable Resource Management

Tinker Foundation’s Institutional Grants Program: Democratic Governance, Education, Sustainable Resource Management

Deadline: 31 January 2020

Tinker Foundation is seeking proposals for its Institutional Grants program that provides project funding to organizations working to improve the lives of Latin Americans, with an emphasis on support for organizations in the region.

10+ Funders for Agriculture, Food and Nutrition
10+ Global Donors for Improving Lives of Children in Poor Countries
10+ Donors that believe in building NGO capacities for Civil Society Development
15+ Donors for Saving the Planet: Grants for Environment, Conservation and Wildlife
The Foundation funds research and advocacy, experimentation, scaling up of promising interventions, and exchange of knowledge and models – with the overarching goal of contributing to large-scale change in policy and practice. They award grants through three program areas that they have prioritized during the last decade because of their importance to the region.

Program Areas

Democratic Governance
Sustainable Resource Management
Eligibility Criteria

20+ Donors standing up for Human Rights and Equality
10+ International Donors seeking to improve Access to Water, Hygiene and Sanitation
20+ Global Donors for Empowering Women and Girls
25+ Donors for the Empowerment of Youth
Organization Status
The Tinker Foundation provides grants only to organizations that are charitable in nature, i.e., with a United States 501(c)(3) tax status or its equivalent if the organization is located outside the U.S. Organizations from Latin America do not need to have United States 501(c)(3) status.
Geographic Focus
The project must be focused on the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries of Latin America, including: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
Funds may not be used for:
Individuals, including individual research
Direct or grassroots lobbying
Annual or other fund-raising appeals
School tuition or scholarships, or child sponsorships
Support for building construction or major equipment purchases
Production costs for film, television, and radio projects
Art museum collections, films, and exhibitsEndowments

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