Our Programs

Institutional Grants

The Foundation’s Institutional Grants program has as its goal the creation of effective policy changes to improve the lives of Latin Americans.

Field Research Grants

The Tinker Foundation’s Field Research Grants Program is designed to provide budding scholars with a first-hand experience of their region of study, regardless of academic discipline.

Tinker Visiting Professors

Each year, distinguished scholars and practitioners from Latin America and Iberia serve as Tinker Visiting Professors in five major universities in the United States. 

Martha T. Muse Prize for Science and Policy in Antarctica

The $100,000 prize is awarded to mid-career individuals who have demonstrated excellence in Antarctic science or policy and who show clear potential for significant contributions that enhance our understanding of and promote Antarctica’s preservation.