Grantee Profile

Washington Office on Latin America

Grants to Washington Office on Latin America

  • $13,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Office on Latin America, a U.S. policy advocacy organization with a focus on Mexico and other Latin American countries, will convene a meeting in Mexico with civil society groups to discuss institutional corruption linked to organized crime and violations of human rights. The meeting will help to strengthen the relationship between justice system reform in Mexico and accountability in these situations.

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To improve the quality of U.S. assistance to Mexico (over three years).

  • $52,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To promote bilateral U.S.-Mexico dialogue on the connection between migration and development.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — To improve understanding among policy makers in the U.S., Colombia, and Ecuador about the impact on tropical biodiversity caused by aerial eradication of illegal crops in the Andes region (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Washington Office on Latin America $390,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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