Fund Inquiries

Although our work embraces the whole of the Americas, we do not maintain permanent offices outside of the Amazon Rainforest, regarding it as the heart and center of our activities in the Americas. Nevertheless, we welcome inquiries from all over the world regarding our Fund, Grants, and other activities. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at We would be more than happy to hear from you and to answer any questions you may have about our work.

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Over 50% of the approximately 1,900 indigenous languages spoken in the Americas are at risk of disappearing.


of dying languages in the Americas are spoken by less than 1,000 people.


of worlds indigenous languages are spoken in the Americas.


of indigenous languages spoken in the Americas, according to estimates, may be lost by the end of the 20th century.

Empowering Sustainable Projects with Community Focus

We offer grants to indigenous communities to finance projects between 2,000 and 30,000 USD. We strongly encourage prospective applicants to engage with us through direct consultation with indigenous leadership in our geographic areas of focus, as well as members of vulnerable linguistic and cultural groups. We believe this approach will ensure that the proposals we receive are in line with the needs and priorities of the communities we serve.

Revitalizing Indigenous Languages: Empowering Cultural Resurgence

We are dedicated to preserving and revitalizing indigenous languages, honoring the rich cultural heritage they represent. Through our support for language programs and initiatives, we strive to ensure the continued use and appreciation of these languages for generations to come.

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The number of Native American Language speakers in North America has increase 17% due to language revitalization programs.

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63% of indigenous languages are still in use despiste being endangered.

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50% of all documented languages online have an online presence.

Applying for Funds

In addition to the prerequisites mentioned above, we require that applicants have a proven track record of working with indigenous communities and/or have experience in managing similar projects. Our dedicated team of engineers and project managers will work together with indigenous communities whose solicitations are approved in order to help them create detailed budget, timeline, and implementation plans. This cooperation with indigenous communities is provided after solicitations are approved.

"Every time a language dies, it takes with it a unique way of looking at the world, a unique way of understanding and interacting with the environment, and a unique way of being human."


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