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.

Ariel Armony, former Tinker grantee, leads program at University of Miami's CLAS

Investigative Journalists to meet at American University, April 17-18, 2014

The Due Process of Law Foundation reports on Law vs. Reality in Central America


News and Publications


The Tinker Foundation Mourns the Passing of Longtime Chairman and President Martha Twitchell MuseREAD MORE



Five Muse Prize recipients gather in New Zealand to discuss what's on the horizon for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean READ MORE

Proposal Deadlines


Institutional Grants
March 1 & September 15



Field Research Grants
October 1