CAMY Fund Accepting Proposals from Guatemala and Honduras

The CAMY Fund, supported and administered by the Seattle International Foundation (SIF) in partnership with the Summit Foundation, is currently seeking proposals from young leaders in Guatemala and Honduras. Here at the CAMY Fund, we believe young people have the innovative ideas, energy, and passion necessary to improve their own lives. What they need is a catalyst to bring all their ideas to fruition. The CAMY Fund provides critical financial support and technical assistance to young leaders to turn those fresh ideas into reality, helping young people to lead their peers to build better lives.

The CAMY Fund is currently seeking proposals from young leaders working in Guatemala and Honduras to address the following issues 1) child/early marriage and 2) secondary school retention among girls. The deadline for submitting an Expression of Interest (EOI) for this first round in 2015 is February 6, 2015. Organizations can apply for up to $35,000 USD during this current grantmaking round. Although this round is limited to Guatemala and Honduras, CAMY Fund will be seeking proposals from organizations working in Belize and Quintana Roo, Mexico as well later this year.

The CAMY Fund is pleased to announce a new Request for Proposals (RFP) for the first round of grantmaking in 2015. The current RFP is only open to organizations in Guatemala and Honduras that are working on the issues of 1) child/early marriage and 2) secondary school retention among girls. Please download the RFP by clicking here and review it carefully to determine if you organization meets the eligibility criteria.

Organizations that fulfill the criteria for selection within the current (RFP) may submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) in English or Spanish (not in both languages) by clicking here to set up a user account in SIF’s grantmaking system:

  • Click Create New Account to create a new user name.
  • Once you are logged in, click on Dashboard in the top left corner.
  • Click on Apply and then click on 2015 Central America and Mexico Youth Fund | Round 1 to begin to fill out the Expression of Interest in English.
  • You can save your work and return at any time. Once you are ready to submit, click on Submit.

The deadline for submission of the EOI is February 6, 2015.

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