Grantee Profile

Sin Fronteras

Grants to Sin Fronteras

  • $600,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Migration

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Sin Fronteras works to support human rights in Mexico, provide legal services and protection to migrants, and advance improvements in national migration policy through direct dialogue and advisory services to government and as a lead coordinator of civil society voices. General operating support for Sin Fronteras will allow the organization to: 1) conduct advocacy and policy analysis for national level migration policy, as well as at an international level; 2) improve access to justice for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Mexico; 3) conduct training and research activities; and 4) support regional dialogue and cooperation on migration, focusing on temporary migrant labor between Mexico and Central American countries.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Sin Fronteras is a civil society organization providing legal and other services for migrants, conducting strategic litigation in cases of the violation of migrants' rights, and monitoring and reporting on the human rights of migrants living in Mexico. It also participates in a number of civil society forums to provide input to government officials on Mexico's evolving migration policy. This grant will contribute to the organization's long-term financial stability by allowing it to purchase permanent office space in Mexico City, where it is based.

  • $360,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — This grant provides support for Sin Fronteras to strengthen and promote human rights protection for migrants and to research and advocate for improved migration policies in Mexico. Sin Fronteras, a civil society organization based in Mexico City, provides legal and other services for migrants, conducts strategic litigation in cases of the violation of migrants' rights, and monitors and reports on the human rights of migrants living in Mexico. It also participates in a number of civil society forums to provide input to government officials on Mexico's evolving migration policy.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To strengthen institutional capacity with the aim of continuing and expanding work to promote and defend the human rights of migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees in Mexico.

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To improve regional governance of migration in Mexico and Central America and to support advocacy, strategic litigation, and capacity building to protect migrants' human rights (over two years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of activities to strengthen human rights protection for migrants and refugees in Mexico.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To educate government participants and develop policy recommendations regarding the regional governance of migration in Mexico and Central America (over two years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of activities to strengthen human rights protection for migrants and refugees in Mexico (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Sin Fronteras $2,760,000 between 2003 and 2014.

Related News

See All

Guiding Justice Officials to Maximize Migrant Rights Protection

A set of guidelines for officials who preside over cases that affect migrants and persons subject to international protection has been published by the Mexican Supreme Court. More

	Fundacion para la Sobrevivencia del Pueblo Cofan

13 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded up to $1.5 Million Each

MacArthur named 13 organizations in five countries as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The Award recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability. More

Mexican Court Loosens Requirements for Proof of Duration of Residency

Mexico’s Federal Court for Fiscal and Administrative Justice validated the proof of duration of residency and the right to qualify for naturalization of a national from Guatemala who has resided in Mexico for 19 years. More