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a pionering economic zone that seeks to balance progress and sustainability.

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Monteverde Community Fund

Sustainability Initiatives In Monteverde

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Make a tax-exempt contribution to one or more of our existing funds, develop an annual giving plan, or create a new fund to support projects in the monteverde…

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Los destinos como Monteverde disfrutan de un gran número de visitantes cada año y cada vez más los visitantes eligen las empresas turísticas que apoyan con base en las practicas de sostenibilidad de las empresas. El Fondo Comunitario Monteverde ofrece a los visitantes y las empresas la oportunidad de practicar el turismo sostenible a través del Programa Filantropía de Viajeros, el cual usa donaciones de turistas para ayudar a financiar proyectos de base que abordan los efectos negativos de turismo, incluyendo desafíos ambientales, económicos y sociales. Si su empresa desea participar en el Programa Filantropía de Viajeros, contáctenos a (506) 2645-6967.

https://www.weforum.org/es/agenda/2017/08/la-paradoja-creciente-el-turismo-puede-ser-sostenible

Destinations like Monteverde enjoy huge numbers of visitors each year, and increasingly, those visitors choose the travel companies they support based on the companies’ sustainability practices. The Monteverde Community Fund offers visitors and businesses the opportunity to practice sustainable tourism through our Travelers' Philanthropy Program, which uses donations from travelers to fund grants for grassroots projects that address some of the negative effects of tourism, including environmental, economic, and social challenges. If your business would like to participate in the Travelers' Philanthropy Program, contact us at (506) 2645-6967.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/08/the-growth-paradox-can-tourism-ever-be-sustainable

by Monteverde Community Fund 3 weeks, 1 day ago

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Gracias al Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) por su generoso apoyo a nuestro Fondo de Jóvenes. A través de una subvención que recibimos de la GFCF, hemos contratado a dos coordinadoras—Isabeli Castro Bonilla y Eva Méndez Parra—que están trabajando con el Comité Asesor de Jóvenes para desarrollar proyectos y actividades y ampliar oportunidades de liderazgo para jóvenes en la zona de Monteverde. Vamos a compartir más sobre sus planes emocionantes a medida que se desarrollen!

Thank you to the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) for their generous support of our Youth Fund. Through a grant we received from the GFCF, we have contracted two coordinators—Isabeli Castro Bonilla and Eva Méndez Parra—who are working with the Youth Advisory Committee to develop projects and activities and expand leadership opportunities for young people in the Monteverde area. We will share more about their exciting plans as they develop!

by Monteverde Community Fund 1 month ago

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Un excelente artículo en Slate.com de nuestra amiga Katie Quirk sobre el reconocimiento de las realidades de la crisis climática en Monteverde! El cambio climático es una cuestión prioritaria para el Fondo Comunitario Monteverde y financiamos proyectos que estudian, abordan y combaten el cambio climático en nuestra comunidad. Si desea donar a estos esfuerzos, visite http://www.monteverdefund.org.

An excellent article on Slate.com from our friend Katie Quirk about recognizing the realities of the climate crisis in Monteverde! Climate change is a priority issue for the Monteverde Community Fund, and we fund projects that study, address, and combat climate change in our community. If you would like to donate to these efforts, please visit http://www.monteverdefund.org

by Monteverde Community Fund 1 month, 1 week ago

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¡Felicidades al miembro de la Junta del FCM Jannelle Wilkins por su elección al Comité de Gobernanza de la Red Iberoamericana de Fundaciones Comunitarias! La Red trabaja para fortalecer las organizaciones filantrópicas comunitarias en América Latina y la Península Ibérica promoviendo iniciativas y experiencias integradas entre sus miembros, mejorando su impacto social y el desarrollo de las comunidades locales. El FCM está orgulloso de que Jannelle represente al Fondo Comunitario y la región de Monteverde.

http://fciberoamericanas.org/es/

Congratulations to MCF Board Member Jannelle Wilkins on her election to the Governance Committee of the Ibero-American Network of Community Foundations (IANCF)! The IANCF works to strengthen community philanthropy organizations in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula by promoting integrated initiatives and experiences exchange among its members, improving their social impact and the development of local communities. The MCF is proud that Jannelle will represent the community fund and the Monteverde region.

http://fciberoamericanas.org/en/

by Monteverde Community Fund 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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Hoy en la Feria Turística Monteverde en celebración del 45 aniversario de la Reserva Biológica Monteverde

by Monteverde Community Fund 2 months ago

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Gracias a Monteverde Extremo Park por organizar e invitarnos al encuentro de sostenibilidad hoy y a todas las empresas trabajando por un Monteverde más sostenible.

by Monteverde Community Fund 2 months, 3 weeks ago

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Priority Projects

Integrated Solid Waste Management

On 2 december 2014, the mcf teamed up with the monteverde 350 initiative to organized a day-long learning event for local community representatives regarding…

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info@monteverdefund.org

+506 2645 6967

Plaza Comercial, Oficina #6, Santa Elena de Monteverde, Puntarenas
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30am-5:00pm CST, Costa Rica

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