Background
The Trust for the Americas is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with the Organization of American States (OAS). It was established in 1997 to promote public and private sector participation in social and economic development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our initiatives, implemented through local partner organizations, seek to improve access to economic opportunities for vulnerable communities in the hemisphere. To this end, The Trust also promotes social inclusion and good governance. The Trust has offices in Washington, D.C.

Mission
The Trust for the Americas is a non-profit organization associated with the Organization of American States (OAS). In collaboration with its member countries, the private sector, and civil society, the Trust provides technical, financial, and human resources to build the capacities of marginalized groups throughout the Americas, focusing specifically on generating economic opportunity and fostering inclusive and safe communities.

Vision
To become the continent’s leading organization dedicated to strengthening the capacities of individuals and civil society organizations.