Donate & Support

Our planet's future depends on responsible and informed decisions by its inhabitants. When you donate through the Alliance for the Monteverde Institute, your contribution is tax-deductible in the United States. 

For donations from within Costa Rica:

Funds can be directly deposited or sent via check to the Monteverde Institute. 

For checks, please mail to: Asociacion Instituto Monteverde, APDO 69-5655, Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

If you would like to make an electronic funds transfer to our Banco Nacional (Costa Rica) account, please send an email directly to Seidy Torres (seidy@mvinstitute.org).

You can also donate directly through PayPal:

PayPal Donate Monteverde Institute

The Paypal system is set up for donations that go directly to the Monteverde Institute.  If you need US tax deduction status for your donations, please send the donation directly to the Alliance for the Monteverde Institute

For U.S. tax deductible donations:  

The Alliance for the Monteverde Institute (AMVI) is a non-profit organization recognized by the IRS as a [501(c)(3) public charity, EIN 22-3217008] that provides financial and other support for the programs and initiatives of the Monteverde Institute as one of its highest priorities. We thank you in advance for supporting the unique mission of the Monteverde Institute.


If you want to make a US tax deductible contribution, you may send a check or use the electronic service Just Giving*. In order to direct your donation appropriately, please fill out THIS FORM

Donations via check should be made out to the Alliance for the Monteverde Institute and sent to:

Ashley Gora, Treasurer
Alliance for the Monteverde Institute
8985 SW Washington Dr.
Portland, OR 97223
United States of America

To donate through JustGiving, use the button here. 
*Please note that JustGiving will retain a percentage of your donation.  More of your dollars go directly to the Monteverde Institute when you donate with a check sent by postal mail. 

Please indicate how you would like your gift to be used, visit this page for a description on each program:


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Double your impact! 
Many businesses across the world are matching their employees' donations to charitable causes. Ask your employer about community support and if they will match your gift to support the Monteverde community. By doing so, your gift has twice the power to lift up the Monteverde community during these challenging times. Donations should be directed to the Alliance for the Monteverde Institute, a U.S.-based 501c3 nonprofit corporation working in partnership with the Monteverde Institute.  
Planting Sustainabilty: restoring employment, food security, and forests
Given the severe impact of COVID-19 on Monteverde, Costa Rica, a town whose economy relies almost solely on tourism, the community is eager to embrace new forms of sustainability—and you can fund these projects while providing income to people who have lost their jobs during this challenging time. Learn more on the following link:

Campaign for Sustainability

Fundraising Campaigns of the Monteverde Institute

Our priority is continuing to build programs that benefit both our visiting students and our local community.

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The Alliance for the Monteverde Institute is a 501c3 public charity that provides financial & other support to the initiatives of the Monteverde Institute.

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