Inter-American Foundation



901 North Stuart Street, Arlington, VA 22203

Phone, 703-306-4301. Internet,

Board of Directors:

Chair Frank D. Yturria

Vice Chair Patricia Hill Williams

Directors Patricia Hill Williams, Frank D. Yturria, Kay Kelley Arnold,

(6 vacancies)


President David Valenzuela

Senior Vice President and General Counsel Carolyn Karr

Vice President for Programs Ramon Daubon, Acting

Vice President for External Affairs Patrick Breslin

Vice President for Operations Linda P. Borst-Kolko


The Inter-American Foundationis an independent Federal agency that supports social and economic developmentin Latin America and the Caribbean. It makes grantsprimarily to private, indigenous organizations that carry out self-help projects benefiting poor people.

The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) was created in 1969 (22 U.S.C. 290f) as an experimental U.S. foreign assistance program. IAF works in Latin America and the Caribbean to promote equitable, participatory, and sustainable self-help development by awarding grants directly to local organizations throughout the region. It also enters into partnerships with public and private sector entities to scale up support and mobilize...

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