Welcome to Tinker Foundation

Mikma and NinjaCuba, winners of the 10x10kCuba competition, visit Stanford University

Resource for the Future has a new article about the "paper parks" in Mexico's protected areas

Horizon Scan: Six Priorities for Antarctic Science published inĀ Nature

ConTextos on the importance of reading comprehension in a segment on WBEZ radio


The mission of the Tinker Foundation
is to promote the development of an equitable, sustainable
and productive society in Latin America
and to enhance understanding in the U.S. of Latin America
and how U.S. policies may impact the region.

Executive Search

Renate Rennie, the current president and C.E.O. of the Tinker Foundation, will be retiring by the end of 2017. The Board of Directors has hired RussellReynolds Associates to direct a search. For more information, please see the position description.

Proposal Deadlines

Institutional Grants
March 1 & September 15

Field Research Grants
October 1