AMERICAS FOUNDATION-FUNDACION DE LAS AMERICAS

Chula Vista, CA   |  www.americasfoundation.net

Mission

To Aid disadvantaged children and promote community development. The Americas Foundation founded the La Esperanza schools in Tijuana and continues to build and support scholarships, education and cultural projects on both sides of the US Mexico border. The La Esperanza schools include the Jardin de Niños La Esperanza kindergarten designed by James Hubbell, the Colegio La Esperanza elementary and arts school and the Universidad Marucana. All students receive a scholarship ranging from 50 to 100 %. The Americas Foundation supports, ecology and organic architecture workshops known as La Rosa Blanca. Each year the Foundation sponsors two major festivals, one focusing on Mexican culture and the other on international culture. The Foundation aids communities at the border to receive public services and establish themselves as viable communities.

Ruling year info

2014

Principal Officer

Christine Brady

Main address

PO Box 574

Chula Vista, CA 91912 USA

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EIN

33-0365630

NTEE code info

International Development, Relief Services (Q30)

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Scholarships to La Esperanza Schools in TIjuana

Provide half and whole scholarships to children living in the poor, unrecognized Colonias of Tijuana to receive a basic education coupled with the arts.

Population(s) Served

Build and Maintain famous Kinderten designed by James Hubbell

Population(s) Served

Elementary school that provides basic and arts education on a scholarship basis to children living in a poor Colonia at the US-Mexico border. Construction of the organic architecture buildings is ongoing.

Population(s) Served

University that provides onsite and at a distance education to underserved Spanish Speaking populations.

Population(s) Served

Summer workshops on Organica Architecture building techniques and organic cultivation of food.

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AMERICAS FOUNDATION-FUNDACION DE LAS AMERICAS

Board of directors
as of 3/16/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Christine Brady