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Musicians and dancers from Centro Cultural Masis will showcase their Andean heritage during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Honduran Secretariat of Natural Resources & the Fundacion Cervecería Hondureña honored IAF grantee CASM with the National Honduran Environmental Prize.
A Virginia-based association of Salvadorans partners with IAF grantee ACOLGUA to improve the skills and job prospects for young people.
The IAF partners with the International Labour Organization's Delnet Program to offer training in local development.
On Saturday, an IAF-sponsored panel Citizen-driven Development: Lessons from Grassroots Groups in Latin America will feature representatives from IAF grantees.
The IAF has awarded Grassroots Development Fellowships to 16 Ph.D. candidates who will conduct dissertation research in Latin America during the coming year.
The Smithsonian’s NMAI is celebrating the cultures, history, and heritage of Bolivia with a five-day festival (May 8-12).
Brazil’s semi-arid northeastern region is suffering the worst drought in five decades. With government assistance insufficient to address the magnitude of this crisis, farmers are looking for solutions.
President Obama stressed the U.S. commitment to deepening economic collaboration and expanding prosperity and social inclusion in the region.
Each year, the IAF receives hundreds of applications from throughout the Hemisphere that reflect a growing awareness of the urgent need to use natural resources wisely.
In the weeks leading to Paraguay’s elections, scheduled for April 21, the IAF surveyed its grantees on their nonpartisan efforts toward improving participation in this important democratic exercise.
Nohra Padilla, a recycler from Bogota, is one of six grassroots environmental activists honored with the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize
Women have always had a strong presence in the IAF’s portfolio. Some 23 percent of the IAF's current grantees focus specifically on women’s health, education, entrepreneurship, leadership and rights, including to live safe from violence.
Representatives of grassroots organizations, businesses, corporate foundations and their allies gathered Feb. 27 in Antigua, Guatemala, to celebrate with the winners of the first Latin American Grassroots Development Award
The Jamaica Gleaner highlighted the efforts of Local Initiative Facility for the Environment (LIFE) to encourage responsible bee-keeping.
Tico Times, a Costa Rican weekly, featured the recent opening of Regiones Café, an initiative undertaken by IAF grantee ACTUAR
The annual report of the Inter-American Foundation is a reminder of the encouraging efforts going on in this hemisphere, the often daunting context, and the vast diversity of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Renowned social scientist, economist and friend of the IAF Albert O. Hirschman died on Dec. 10 at the age of 97.
Through a partnership with the U.S. Department of State and the Americas Partnership on Social Inclusion and Equality, the IAF invites proposals to work with traditionally marginalized populations