Every day, the Central America and Mexico Youth Fund (CAMY), a program of the Seattle International Foundation, works for and with youth social movements in Central America and Mexico that promote more just, equitable and inclusive spaces and create a better present.
Ante la denuncia de amenaza de muerte realizada este jueves por el líder garífuna Alfredo López Álvarez, fiscal del Comité de Defensa de Tierras de la comunidad Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras, la Fundación Internacional de Seattle (SIF) hace un llamado a las autoridades hondureñas y a la cooperación internacional a velar por la integridad física tanto de López como de otros líderes garífunas que han sido amenazados en los últimos días.
El Foro Centroamericano de Donantes 2022 dio inicio este día en Tegucigalpa, Honduras, con la participación de más de 450 personas expertas y líderes de la sociedad civil y el sector filantrópico, gubernamental y empresarial para discutir sobre asuntos prioritarios en Centroamérica y forjar alianzas en favor del desarrollo de la región.
The Central America Donors Forum (CADF) 2022, which will take place between October 26-28 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, was formally announced by Seattle International Foundation (SIF), the event host, alongside the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Honduras, Alice Shackelford, and CARE Honduras Country Director, Maite Matheu.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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).
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