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.



Through our grants we strive to animate our founder's vision for a democratic and prosperous Latin America based on a foundation of mutual trust, friendship, and cooperation.

Our partners are integral to realizing this vision, and we are privileged to support their work.

Proposal Deadlines

Institutional Grants 2020 
Full proposals are due March 18

We will begin accepting letters of inquiry for the March deadline in our online portal on January 13, 2020.

The last date for submitting a letter of inquiry will be January 31, 2020. 

Field Research Collaborative

To begin the application process for the Field Research Collaborative, please register here.

Registration Closes:  Monday, January 13, 2020 (11:59 pm EST)

Full Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 (11:59 pm EST)

Final Decisions: March 2020