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Tinker Foundation Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the Foundation is to promote the development of an equitable, sustainable, and productive society in Latin America. Tinker realizes its mission by providing funding to organizations working to address the region’s most pressing challenges.


Trust established in 1959 in NY; incorporated in 1975 in NY - An author, scholar, and lecturer, Dr. Edward Larocque Tinker traveled widely and developed a lifelong interest in the Hispanic tradition shared by the nations of the Western Hemisphere. He created the foundation in memory of his wife, Frances McKee Tinker; his father, Henry Champlin Tinker; and his grandfather, Edward Greenfield Tinker, with the purpose of promoting better understanding between the peoples of the United States and Ibero-America.


Tinker Foundation Inc.

Independent foundation




55 East 59th St. New York City, NY United States 10022

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