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  • Report Sheds Light on Hardships Faced by Families of Migrants

    Last month local media in El Salvador highlighted an Inter-American Foundation (IAF) grantee partner for its groundbreaking economic report on the conditions of families of disappeared migrants. The Committee of Families of Deceased and Missing Migrants of El Salvador Association (COFAMIDE) called for the urgent need for more support, including from the Salvadoran Government, for these families.

    05/08/2017 2:44 PM

  • Inter-American Foundation Names New President

    The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce Paloma Adams-Allen as its new president and chief executive officer. She will succeed Robert N. Kaplan, who is stepping down to pursue personal interests outside the organization after a successful six and a half year tenure.

    04/13/2017 3:00 AM

  • Being Bold for Change in Guatemala

    In celebration of International Women’s Day the Mexican Embassy on March 7 invited an Inter-American Foundation (IAF) grantee partner to talk about leadership and women making a difference in Guatemala.

    03/08/2017 1:19 PM

  • Remembering Lorenzo Servitje

    We are saddened to hear news of the passing of Lorenzo Servitje, founder of Bimbo Bakeries in Mexico and longtime collaborator with the Inter-American Foundation (IAF).

    02/08/2017 12:55 PM

  • Happy Holidays from the IAF!

    Happy holidays and THANK YOU from all of us at the IAF! ¡Gracias! Obrigado! Mèsi!

    12/23/2016 3:35 PM

  • PH15 Photo Exhibit Extended to December 16!

    Did you miss the opening of "The Hidden City" photo exhibition on November 14, 2016? The Embassy of Argentina extended the exhibit to December 16, 2016! Watch the panel discussion with PH15 directors, a former PH15 participant and IAF representatives here.

    12/05/2016 12:20 PM

  • Former IAF Foundation Representative to join Notre Dame faculty

    We extend our congratulations and best wishes to Ray Offenheiser, a former foundation representative at the Inter-American Foundation, as he joins Notre Dame as professor and inaugural director of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development.

    11/23/2016 7:54 AM

  • Inter-American Foundation CEO Announces Plans to Step Down

    The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Robert N. Kaplan has decided to step down, effective May 2017.

    11/01/2016 7:04 AM

  • Help Haiti rebuild after Hurricane Matthew

    Hatians are beginning to rebuild after the devastation casued by Hurricane Matthew. Here's how you can support grassroots efforts.

    10/07/2016 7:04 AM

  • Celebremos el Mes de la Herencia Hispánica

    Compartimos en este tributo anual para aprender y celebrar con las generaciones de hispanos y latinos que han influido positivamente y enriquecen nuestra historia.

    09/15/2016 7:04 AM

  • Mês do Patrimônio Hispânico!

    Partilhar esta homenagem especial anual pela aprendizagem e celebração as gerações de hispânicos e latino-americanos que têm influenciado positivamente e enriqueceu a nossa história.

    09/15/2016 7:04 AM

  • Afro-Peruvian Youth Leaders Recognized

    Ashanti received honorable mention in the area of civil society engagement for the 2016 National Digital Democracy Award.

    09/15/2016 7:04 AM

  • President Obama Appoints Juan Carlos Iturregui as Vice-Chair of the Inter-American Foundation’s Board of Directors

    Juan Carlos Iturregui was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 19, 2015

    07/29/2016 7:04 AM

  • Remembering a Dedicated African Descendent Leader

    Céleo Álvarez Casildo, an Afro-Honduran leader for rights and equality

    04/13/2016 7:18 AM

  • Maroon 5 and Guster Support Community Forestry in Guatemala

    Following up on their visit to Guatemala, members of Maroon 5 and Guster sent a letter urging President Jimmy Morales to continue his country’s support for community forestry.

    04/07/2016 12:04 PM

  • Bolivian Weaving Rennaisance Endures

    Explore the world of the Jalq'a weavings, where extravagant animals with wild features live alongside mythical creatures and monsters give birth to men.

    03/30/2016

  • Christy Turlington visits Ciné Institute

    Activist and fashion icon Christy Turlington visited the campus of former IAF grantee Cine Institute, Haiti's first film school.

    03/15/2016 10:36 AM

  • On International Women's Day...

    Alma Gloria Temaj Morales, project coordinator of IAF grantee Mujb’ab’l Yol, will be presenting at the OAS on the importance of addressing violence against women.

    03/15/2016 10:18 AM

  • Condolence Message to the Honduran People

    We join many thousands of people around the world today in mourning the death of Berta Cáceres

    03/04/2016 9:18 PM

  • Better Prospects for Peruvian Gold Miners

    A gold rush sparked by record-setting prices has given rise to an army of small-scale miners who are the main source of mercury pollution in Peru.

    03/02/2016 6:51 AM

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