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


Abriendo Mentes

We are a grassroots, non-profit organization that has been working in Costa Rica since 2009. We offer education and community development programs to children and adults living in Potrero and Brasilito, Guanacaste.

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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 18 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, Paypal, wire transfer, and stock transfers. Your donation is tax deductible in the United States. Thanks to the generous support of the CRUSA Foundation, Amigos of Costa Rica does not charge any overhead fees so our affiliate organizations receive the full benefit of your support.

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Flow of Funds

How we put your generosity to work...

1. You Donate

You give via credit card, paypal, check, wire transfer, or stock donation

2. Transfer

Every two weeks (maximum) Amigos of Costa Rica transfer funds recieved (your donation, less any credit card, paypal, or other processing fees) to our partner in Costa Rica, the Costa Rica United States Foundation for Cooperation (CRUSA). CRUSA generously covers Amigos of Costa Rica overhead and all wire transfer fees.

3. Distribution

Upon receiving funds, CRUSA transfers donations to the affiliate organization you designated.

4. Reporting

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

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Amigos of Costa Rica is supported by
the CRUSA Foundation

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