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 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.


The letter of inquiry (LOIs) period for the September 15, 2018 proposal deadline is now closed.  We will reopen the LOI portal in January for the March 1, 2019 deadline.

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 1 & September 15

Letters of inquiry are accepted up to two weeks prior to deadlines for full proposals.

Field Research Grants
Full proposals are due October 1