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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 in 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.


To be considered for institutional grant funding for the June 2019 cycle, organizations must first submit a letter of inquiry (LOI) between January 7, 2019, and February 22, 2019. Proposals for approved LOIs are due March 15, 2019, with final decisions made in June.

Grant recipients and applicants in the review process may use their assigned login credentials to access records in the Tinker Foundation Inquiry & Grant System. 

Proposal Deadlines

Institutional Grants
Full proposals are due March 15 & September 15

We are no longer accepting letters of inquiry for the March 2019 deadline.


Field Research Grants
Full proposals are due October 1

We are currently developing an online submission form. Please check back in September for details.