More than 1,300 entrepreneurs from 32 countries applied for funding and support to address COVID-19 challenges.
In the wake of COVID-19, we have broadened our alliances with current partners to help at-risk communities adapt and recover. We have also identified promising new private sector partners and funding opportunities to scale our efforts even further.
The InnovAction Challenge will connect outstanding young entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean with tools and resources to respond to the needs of communities most severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The IAF and Danone Argentina are joining forces to strengthen recycling systems and economic activity in 35 Argentine cities in alliance with the Danone Ecosystem Fund and Fundación Avina.
Inter-American Foundation & Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Partnership a Finalist for Prestigious 2020 Concordia P3 Impact Award
We and the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation are honored to be selected as a 2020 Finalist for Concordia’s prestigious P3 Impact Award in recognition of our public-private partnership (P3) fostering a strong community foundation sector in Mexico.
The $5 million initiative, Building Community Resilience in the Eastern & Southern Caribbean, will ensure that U.S. foreign assistance reaches communities most vulnerable to natural disaster throughout the Eastern and Southern Caribbean.
The Inter-American Foundation’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Simone Gourguechon, global sustainability strategy manager for McDonald’s Corporation, to its advisory council.
The Asociación de Forestería Comunitaria de Guatemala Ut’z Che’ is one of ten winners of the 2020 Equator Prize. For the seventh time in the prize’s history, the United Nations Development Program has recognized an IAF grantee for reducing poverty by sustainably managing natural resources.
The Inter-American Foundation Launches its First Impact Investment in a Central American Microcredit Lender
The IAF launched its first-ever impact investment in Empresa para el Desarrollo (EDESA) in Costa Rica on January 30.