Launch of the Global Resilience Fund for Girls and Young Women: A collective response to the COVID-19 crisis
The fund will provide grants of up to US$5,000 to community-based organisations and informal collectives led by girls and young women. The GR Fund is currently supported by CAMY Fund and 17 other organisations.
SIF honors a remarkable career dedicated to alleviating poverty and promoting equity across Central America.
More than 100 grassroots and philanthropic leaders meet at US-Mexico border to support migrant children’s rights
Tijuana hosts 2020’s first transnational conference to discuss the region’s migration crisis and its impact on youth.
From the monuments in Washington, DC to the Dreamers Resource Center in Texas, my certainty was reaffirmed that when youth have the freedom to decide what to do with their time and their bodies, there is peace.
This month, I spent a week at the Mexico-Guatemala border with colleagues from WOLA – a SIF grantee since 2012. We wanted to talk with migrants, humanitarian workers and officials about the current conditions for those migrating to the United States.
Nos Vamos: A new photography exhibit explores migration, showcasing work from independent media in Central America
SIF brings the harsh reality of Central America to the city of Seattle through a photo exhibit and a conversation with independent journalists in Central America to reflect on the migration crisis in the region.
SIF in The News
The anti-corruption commission, MACCIH, is no more in Honduras, but a special prosecutor's office on corruption will continue. Adriana Beltrán and Eric L. Olson write about this office and what Honduras will need in order to guarantee its effectiveness.
Against a backdrop of poverty, brutal violence, and entrenched corruption, Salvadorans went to the polls on February 3, 2019, and elected 37-year old Nayib Bukele, who ran an unorthodox campaign positioning himself as an alternative to the two parties who have dominated the country's political landscape. #Podcast Guests: Vice President Elect Félix Ulloa, Journalist Glenda Umaña and Eric Olson of Seattle International Foundation Read more
SIF Board Member Receives Fulbright Fellowship to Research Indigenous Women’s Leadership in Guatemala
Serena Cosgrove, SIF board member, will develop an educational and research program in Guatemala on indigenous leadership, gender-based violence and access to justice. This is the third Fulbright fellowship she has received to carry out research in Central America.
Seattle International Foundation participates in a General Strike and Civic Day of action June 12 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Seattle International Foundation (SIF) has signed, alongside more than 750 organizations, a series of commitments to support our nonprofit partners as well as the people and communities most affected by the pandemic.