Principal Office: USA
The Atkinson Foundation supports social, educational, and religious institutions in San Mateo County, California (USA).
Additionally, the Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations in the USA for projects in sustainable development in Mexico and Central America.
Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources
Support for development projects in Mexico and Central America. The Atkinson Foundation makes grants for grassroots projects in Mexico and Central America. Thematic areas are health, family planning, and cooperative enterprises. The Foundation also funds activities in agriculture and natural resources including:
- Community water supply and sanitation;
- Community agriculture and livestock;
- Micro-enterprises in agriculture and natural resources.
About the program
Grants are to nonprofit charitable organizations in the USA. Most recent grants for international development (i.e., Mexico and Central America) are less than US$5 thousand.
The Foundation acts on grant applications in quarterly cycles.
Atkinson recommends that potential applicants should contact the Foundation’s administrator prior to submitting an application.
About how to apply
Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries
Atkinson’s international grant making is for projects in Mexico and Central America, defined in the Terra Viva Grants Directory as the following six countries.
Latin America and Caribbean: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
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