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The Global Fund for Community Foundations, highlighted the work of two IAF grantees that recently recently participated in a regional planning session of the UNDP Small Grants Programme.
The city of Buenos Aires will be hosting the Copa Americas Cup of Street Soccer, an event that includes youth teams from 13 countries.
The IAF has awarded Grassroots Development Fellowships to 15 Ph.D. candidates from universities in the United States who will conduct dissertation research in Latin America during the coming year.
The Council on Foundations, a membership organization of more than 1,600 philanthropic institutions, is hosting its Annual Meeting in San Francisco on April 26-28.
In the spirit of Earth Day, some 100 members from more than 60 IAF grantee partners, representing sixteen countries, traveled to Paraná to join grassroots and farmer organizations from all over Brazil.
Join us for a screening of the Haiti: Five Years After, followed by a panel and Q&A discussion with leaders of Haitian community organizations.
The second Latin American Grassroots Development Award recognized outstanding community development initiatives as well as the donors that financed, encouraged and otherwise supported them.
Starting on April 22, Earth Day, dozens of IAF grantees and other farmer organizations will meet to discuss effective ways for farmers to cultivate the land sustainably and market their products.
A dozen IAF grantees are headed to Panama City for the Summit of the Americas, April 10-11, to represent the interest of youths, people with disabilities, afrodescendents and indigenous communities.
The New York Times gave a glowing review to Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go, a novel by former IAF fellow Laura Rose Wagner.
Several IAF partners won awards presented at ceremonies around the world for their efforts to alleviate poverty, include marginalized peoples and protect the environment.
Bill Dyal, whose pioneering leadership in grassroots development was a definitive influence on the Inter-American Foundation, died January 29 at age 86.
Support from the IAF allowed Haitians to undertake extraordinary efforts toward relief and reconstruction at the grassroots.
Last October, each of the 28 grantees in the IAF's current Mexico portfolio shared experiences in Tlaplan, outside Mexico City.
Toilets are serious business. Just ask the 2 billion people in the world who don't have access to one.
On November 18, Robert N. Kaplan testified before the United States Congress on strategies to address the recent influx of unaccompanied Central American children.
German and French embassies recognized the work of Casa Alianza Nicaragua (CAN), an IAF grantee working with street children and at-risk youths, with the Franco-German Human Rights Award.
The Council on Foundations is holding its annual meeting this week in Cleveland, Ohio, site of the very first community foundation, incorporated 100 years ago.
The Insitute for Policy Studies recognized Mesoamerican Women Human Rights Defenders with its Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award.