ERIC Number: ED358974
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
1991 in Review. October 1, 1990 to September 30, 1991.
Bendahmane, Diane, Ed.
This report summarizes the 1991 activities of the Inter-American Foundation (IAF). The IAF is an independent agency of the U.S. Government created in 1969 as an experimental alternative to established U.S. foreign assistance programs benefiting Latin America and the Caribbean. The IAF works to promote equitable, responsive, and participatory approaches to self-help development through awarding grants directly to local organizations throughout the region. Grants are generally awarded for 2 years and average $65,000. Many grants go to grassroots organizations, such as agricultural cooperatives or small enterprises. enterprises. Funding is also provided to larger organizations that provide local groups with credit, technical assistance and specific skills training. The IAF's operating budget for fiscal year 1991 was approximately $29.5 million. This report lists IAF's Board of Directors and Foundation Staff. It also includes: (1) letters from IAF's chairman and president; (2) a 1991 overview; (3) a section describing all grants, and grant supplements over $10,000; (4) profiles over $10,000 including profiles of six projects demonstrating how the foundation responds to local initiatives; (4) a description of the promotes the careers of grassroots development leaders and a listing of development leaders and a listing of the 1991 recipients; (5) a listing of publications and videos; (6) financial and statistical information about IAF; and (7) information on how to apply for a grant. This report also contains a map of IAF's regional offices. (LP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Inter-American Foundation, Rosslyn, VA.