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.

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 in Nature

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

Inter-American Dialogue named "U.S. Think Tank of the Year" by Prospect Magazine

News and Publications


A University of Illinois Student Reports From the Field: On Severe Weather in ArgentinaREAD MORE



The Vance Center and Latin Lawyer's Pro Bono Survey Now Available READ MORE

Proposal Deadlines


Institutional Grants
March 1 & September 15



Field Research Grants
October 1