Seattle International Foundation Partners with the Institute of International Education to Launch New Program for Central American Leaders

Seattle International Foundation (SIF) is partnering with the Institute of International Education (IIE) to create a prestigious new leadership development program to support high-impact leaders driving change in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. SIF's core approach to development in Central America includes investment in leadership programs, organizational capacity building, and creating networks of social change agents with the ability to transform economies, communities and societies. SIF also recognizes partnerships and local leadership as critical elements to successful development efforts. Since 2008, SIF has provided over $1.5 million in grants to organizations promoting grassroots leadership development.