Tinker Foundation

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Year established: 
1959
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The Tinker Foundation seeks to improve the quality of, and access to primary and secondary education for poor and disadvantaged youth in Latin America.  It currently focuses on efforts to improve literacy instruction in the early grades and access to lower secondary education for over-age and rural youth. Most funding is currently directed to the countries of Central America, including Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Areas of engagement in non-state education

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Funding Priorities

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Range of typical investment size: 
Under $100,000
Typical length of investment: 
Most are for 2-3 years of guaranteed support
Size of overall portfolio: 
$100,000-$500,000
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