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Contributing to the
well-being of Costa Rica by connecting donors' values and resources with vetted non-profit solutions



AstilleroVerde (Spanish for 'Green Shipyard') is a non-profit association creating a regenerative model within the maritime transport sector that fosters the development of thriving coastal communities and ecosystems. We provide education and employment for members of our local community, run an annual reforestation program and pioneer our circular economy.

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How We Help

01. Guide Donor Engagement

We help you find the best way to support the cause that most interests you in Costa Rica. With over 20 years of experience, we can connect you with vetted non-profit solutions.

02. Donate with Ease

Amigos of Costa Rica accepts donations via check, credit card, wire transfer, and stock transfers. Donations made to Amigos of Costa Rica are eligible for a tax deduction in the United States. The CRUSA Foundation generously funds Amigos of Costa Rica, including supporting donations made to CRUSA-related projects.  All donations to projects not affiliated with CRUSA are subject to a 3% overhead fee charged by Amigos of Costa Rica.

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Flow of Funds

How we put your generosity to work...

1. You Donate

You donate via credit card, check, wire transfer, or stock, providing Amigos of Costa Rica with your recommendation as to which project you would like to support.

2. Transfer

Upon request by the beneficiary organization, Amigos of Costa Rica transfers funds received (your donation, less any fees) to Costa Rica.

3. Reporting

Affiliate organizations report back to Amigos of Costa Rica annually, ensuring the best use of your donations.

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Founded by CRUSA Foundation in 2000, Amigos of Costa Rica is a US based nonprofit organization whose mission is to Connect Global Resources to Costa Rican Organizations, supporting CRUSA Foundation in its mission to contribute to the improvement of people's quality of life and Sustainable Development in Costa Rica.

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Amigos of Costa Rica is growing and we need your help!

Our goal is to double our annual impact by 2027.
Please support our dream of more funding getting to Costa Rica’s nonprofits by donating. Donate Now »