The Central American leadership program Centroamérica Adelante will coordinate trainings, meetings and pilot projects for leaders working on the key drivers of forced migration in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
SIF chose local partner Global Washington to carry on the tradition of Women of the World in Seattle. GlobalWA supports the global development community in Washington, working to create a healthier and more equitable world.
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.
A new report reveals a 36% increase in funding for Latin America by large U.S. foundations between 2006 and 2015. In 2014 and 2015 alone, 306 large U.S. foundations awarded $1 billion for Latin America.
SIF is proud to announce a new research grant to INCAE Business School‘s Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS).
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.
The seventh edition of the annual meeting took on the challenge of reimagining partnerships for development in the Central American region.
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.
This transition period is consistent with the evolving partnership between SIF and Seattle Foundation, in supporting global philanthropy throughout the region.
Annual Forum to be held for the first time in Guatemala
SIF, Tableau Foundation & The Annie E. Casey Foundation Announce Grant To Support Data-Driven Advocacy
The coalition is creating Latin America’s first-ever Tableau Data Fellowship to improve the ability of organizations that advocate for children’s rights to analyze data with the aim of developing public policies in Latin America.
The two organizations donated synthetic turf and refurbished a playfield at Tegucigalpa’s ‘Mi Barrio’ Outreach Center, and provided balls, gloves, and jerseys.
This innovative program seeks to develop a professional network of high-impact, social change leaders throughout Central America, and support them in leveraging their expertise to attain greater impact in their community and country.
The Seattle International Foundation today announced that El Salvador will host its annual Central America Donor’s forum in San Salvador on November 18 and 19.
The Central America Donors Forum, with sponsors including, brings together key representatives from government, philanthropy, and the private sector to align grantmaking and investment strategies in the region.
Report underscores need for U.S. government to engage private philanthropy as it seeks to increase aid in the region.
As a SIF Seattle Ambassador, Nordstrom employee Elaine Raymond will have the opportunity to travel to a country in the developing world to see firsthand how Seattle nonprofits, corporations, and philanthropy are improving lives.
SIF announced today the launch of a new grant-making fund to advance awareness and giving for projects to empower youth in Central America.
SIF Hosts Delegation Working to End Gender-Based Violence in Central America and the Dominican Republic
Women leaders from Central America and the Dominican Republic visit Seattle to meet with local institutions working to end gender-based violence.
The work ranges from supporting indigenous communities in Guatemala through vocational training programs, to providing essential health services in Kenya, and supporting girls’ education in Rwanda.
CAMY Fund will support young adult leaders in Central America and Mexico to implement innovative projects within their organizations that are designed to demonstrate measurable impacts on girls’ equality and/or adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).