Faculty may apply for grants for (1) individual research and travel; (2) individual and joint faculty curriculum innovation; (3) research conferences and workshops; and (4) sustaining faculty working groups.
IAF Fellowships support dissertation research in Latin America and the Caribbean undertaken by students enrolled in a U.S. university who have advanced to Ph.D. candidacy in the social sciences, physical sciences, technical fields and the professions as related to grassroots development issues.
The Foundation’s Institutional Grants program has as its goal the creation of effective policy changes to improve the lives of Latin Americans. Projects should have a strong public policy component, offer innovative solutions to problems facing these regions, and incorporate new mechanisms for addressing these programmatic areas. Activities may include, but are not restricted to, research projects, workshops and conferences related to the Foundation's areas of interest.