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.
Our Central American leadership program continues to grow and evolve.
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.
SIF is proud to announce a new research grant to INCAE Business School‘s Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS).
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
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.
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.
Women leaders from Central America and the Dominican Republic visit Seattle to meet with local institutions working to end gender-based violence.