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Peru Opportunity Fund

Peru Opportunity Fund2Grants for smallholder agriculture and rural livelihoods in Peru

Principal Office: USA


The Peru Opportunity Fund links smallholder farmers in Peru with information, technologies, and capital to enhance their productivity, and to protect land and water resources.

The Fund takes a broad and integrated view of means to assist family farming in Peru through grants and loans. Beneficiaries are rural households, enterprises, and cooperatives.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Smallholder agriculture and rural livelihoods in Peru. Projects focus on education and capacity building; enterprise development; start-up funding; technical support; alternative rural livelihoods; and other cross-cutting issues.

Grants are to nonprofit charitable organizations in the USA and to organizations in Peru with equivalent charitable status, or that have a fiscal sponsor in the USA. The Fund is also willing to consider applications from for-profit companies that have a social mission.

There is no minimum or maximum grant size. However, the Fund will not finance more than 50% of a project’s budget.

APPLICATION: Applicants prepare and send a project profile to the Fund, using an online form. The Fund’s staff will help address any unanswered questions to complete the profile.

Profiles can be prepared in Spanish or English, and they need to be submitted before an annual deadline.

If the Board approves the initial project profile, it will invite a full application.

Note:  At the time of this update, the Fund is not accepting applications.

About the program, and how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

Latin America and Caribbean: Peru


The Fund’s website is available in English and Spanish.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) are a useful summary of the application process.

The Fund explains its history and creation.

Grant seekers should review current grants to learn the types of projects that the Fund favors.

The Fund provides contact information.

Last Profile Review

 December 2017