Amigos of Costa Rica is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of philanthropic engagement in Costa Rica. We are based in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Amigos of Costa Rica works to support projects of nonprofit organizations throughout Costa Rica.
To learn more, please visit our How We Help section.
Making a Donation with Amigos of Costa Rica
Donations may be made to Amigos of Costa Rica and the many projects that we support via a wide variety of donation options. If you would like to donate via an option not listed below, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can help you.
Please make checks payable to “Amigos of Costa Rica” and mail them to the address below. If you would like to direct your donation to support a specific project, please put the name of the corresponding organization in the “memo” area. Amigos of Costa Rica supports over 100 nonprofits in Costa Rica, so it is important to include a note on the memo line or a letter indicating where you would like your donation to be directed. Checks without a designated project indicated will be recorded as donations to Amigos of Costa Rica in support of our operating funds.
Amigos of Costa Rica
PO Box 748
West Chester, PA 19381
Donation by Zelle:
Zelle is a newer way of making bank-to-bank payments. It’s free and very secure. To send a donation via Zelle please advise Amigos of Costa Rica by emailing email@example.com to indicate your intention to send funds via Zelle, as well as any requests to direct your donation to support a specific project.
— Funds sent via Zelle can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Donation by Wire Transfer:
Amigos of Costa Rica also accepts wire transfers. If you would like to donate via wire transfer, please advise Amigos of Costa Rica by emailing email@example.com to indicate your intention to wire funds, as well as any requests to direct your donation to support a specific project. Upon receiving your inquiry, we will provide you with the necessary wire transfer details.
Donations of Stock:
Donors may donate stock directly to the Amigos of Costa Rica Charles Schwab account. Upon the donation of stock, the stock will be sold as soon as possible, and then the funds will be sent to the Amigos of Costa Rica bank account to be processed and distributed to the indicated project(s). If you will be donating stock, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to advise us of your incoming donation and to let us know which project you would like to support. Please see the fee schedule to view applicable fees. Upon receiving your inquiry, we will provide you with the necessary stock transfer information.
Classy: Credit Cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Venmo (& PayPal):
The Classy platform receives payments via credit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Venmo, and PayPal. This is the first donation option listed for on each organization’s affiliate page here on: www.amigosofcostarica.org
PayPal donations are accepted via each Affiliate Organization’s page at: www.amigosofcostarica.org
In Kind Donations / Donations of Items:
Would you like a tax receipt for physical items that you would like to donate, such as furniture or clothing? Amigos can help, ONLY IF you contact us before the donation takes place. Please reach out to email@example.com for more information.
— Please note that we cannot accept vehicles: cars, boats, etc. due to U.S. tax regulations.
We can now accept donations of a wide variety of cryptocurrencies via The Giving Block. The Giving Block liquidates the cryptocurrency for us, and then we are able to send the funds to you. This donation option is also listed on each affiliate donation page.
Your donation will be tax deductible to the extent allowed under U.S. law. Amigos of Costa Rica is a 501 (c) (3) organization founded in Delaware and operating in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Amigos of Costa Rica charges 3% on all donations received.
Revenue from fees supplements Amigos of Costa Rica’s overall operations budget, contributing to Amigos’ efforts to provide capacity building for Costa Rican nonprofits, support donors in their engagement in Costa Rica, and conduct important oversight related to impact and use of donated funds.
For your reference, the official name registered with the U.S. Government is:
— Amigos of Costa Rica, Inc
Our tax ID number or EIN is:
Donations made by credit card will receive an automatically generated receipt, and all other donations will receive a receipt via USPS or via email. Donations made to Amigos of Costa Rica are eligible for tax deductions in the United States.
If you would like for us to resend a receipt or if you need an annual summary of your donations, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Amigos of Costa Rica only solicits contributions for approved projects of our registered affiliates. To view approved organizations and projects, please browse our Affiliates section or Contact Us to discuss your area of interest.
If you would like to suggest a project for consideration, or if you run a Costa Rican nonprofit interested in working with Amigos of Costa Rica, please email us directly: email@example.com