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LAC: Tinker Foundation’s 2022 Institutional Grants Program / Cycle 1 (apply by 26-Jan-22)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 13, 2022 from Brazil
Expired on January 25, 2022
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The Tinker Foundation’s 2022 Institutional Grants Program is now open to provide project funding to organizations working to improve the lives of Latin Americans, with an emphasis on support for organizations in the region.

The Foundation funds research and advocacy, experimentation, scaling up of promising interventions, and exchange of knowledge and models – with the overarching goal of contributing to large-scale change in policy and practice.

They award grants through program areas that they have prioritized during the last decade because of their importance to the region.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Organizations that are charitable in nature, i.e., with a United States 501(c)(3) tax status or its equivalent if the organization is located outside the U.S. Organizations from Latin America do not need to have United States 501(c)(3) status.
2. The project must be focused on the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries of Latin America, including: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
3. Priorities areas for this call:
a) Democratic Governance;
b) Sustainable Resource Management.

They welcome collaboration among organizations in Latin America and prefer to fund institutions that are actively engaged with a broad array of stakeholders impacted by the identified challenge.

Grants typically range between US$50,000 to US$150,000 per year, for up to three years.

They also welcome requests for smaller grants in support of more bounded projects or to complement other resources.

Letter of Inquiry Close Date:
January 26, 2022 at 11:59 pm ET.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 13
Jan 13

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one.
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting.
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others.
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page (repost it). Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and / or its Resource Exchange section.

Best regards,

Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jan 14
Jan 14

Thanks, Ana. Sounds good.