Seattle International Foundation bids farewell and gives thanks to its Deputy Director.
SIF bids farewell to Arturo Aguilar and begins an executive leadership transition.
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.
SIF joins 35 other organizations in applauding CNA and FOSDEH for their joint study and call on the Honduran government to implement the recommendations of the report and ensure the safety of CNA and FOSDEH personnel.
We are pleased to share with you a summary of our work in 2019 and our joint efforts, led alongside our partners and grantees, to boost development, create change and generate opportunities in Central America.
CADF 2019 continues this Thursday and Friday with more than 30 conferences, panels and workshops that will address migration, democracy, corruption, rule of law and social movements.
The 2019 CADF started this Wednesday in Tegucigalpa with the participation of 25 speakers and almost 400 attendees from Central America, Mexico, the United States and Europe.
These organizations will develop two conferences on corruption and economic development in Honduras and El Salvador.
For the first time, this regional meeting will be held in Honduras where participants will discuss the challenges and opportunities of Central America and forge important alliances.
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.