October 11 marks the first International Day of the Girl. The occasion is a call to reflect on the challenges girls face and to celebrate what they can accomplish.
The IAF awarded $16,441,000 to more than 120 organizations undertaking grassroots development in 18 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean
Elmer Arias, founder and president of Fundación para la Educación Social Económico y Cultural (FUPEC), an IAF Salvadoran grantee, was among eight Latino “Champions of Change” recognized at the White House
This issue of Grassroots Development celebrates the IAF’s long and productive history with the indigenous peoples of the Americas by focusing on how some of them use the resources of their heritage to move away from poverty and powerlessness.
The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C., will host Peruvians from three IAF-funded grassroots organizations July 25-30 at Kaypi Perú, a celebration of their country’s cultural heritage
IAF president Robert N. Kaplan will be a panelist at Leveraging Investments in Latin America, a briefing on microfinance and public-sector partnerships hosted by Congressman Sam Farr.
Amazons at work: A revolution in the workplace meets little resistance, an article on women in the Brazilian work force in The Economist of June 30, describes the work of IAF grantee Federação de Instituições Beneficentes (FIB)
In 2011 the IAF became the first federal agency to participate in the Center for Effective Philanthropy’s (CEP) grantee perception survey.
ARLINGTON, Va. — President Barack Obama has appointed Eduardo “Eddy” Arriola of Florida and J. Kelly Ryan of Maryland to the board of directors
Former IAF president, Deborah Szekely celebrated her 90th birthday this week. "I can't be 90," she told the Huffington Post.
Share in this special annual tribute by learning and celebrating the generations of Hispanic and Latino Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our history.
Grantee partner Tierra Nueva Asociación Civil was ranked by Premios Latinoamérica Verde as one of the best social and environmental projects in Latin America.
Support from the IAF allowed the ordinary Haitians who comprise its grantees to undertake extraordinary efforts toward relief and reconstruction at the grassroots.
David Ivan Fleischer is the Foundation Representative for Brazil. Learn more about his work and watch new videos of our grants in Brazil.