Press Releases

The 2018 Central America Donors Forum closes with over 400 attendees

Representatives from the private sector and the government, the philanthropic community, civil society and academia from across the region came together to discuss on the realities Central America faces related to migration, equity, rule of law, creating a culture of legality and philanthropy.

SIF Names Arturo Aguilar as Executive Director

Seattle International Foundation (SIF) today named José Arturo Aguilar as its new Executive Director. Aguilar is an internationally-renowned human rights defender and political strategist, with more than 20 years of experience championing justice and democracy in Latin America, especially in his home country of Guatemala.

SIF’s CAMY Fund Launches Latin America Initiative on Child Marriage

This new initiative will target organizations in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Nicaragua for grantmaking and technical assistance. The CAMY Fund will also support new research on child marriage and early unions in the region by linking local researchers with grantee organizations.

SIF Announces Leadership Transition

This transition period is consistent with the evolving partnership between SIF and Seattle Foundation, in supporting global philanthropy throughout the region.