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For Costa Rica tax deductible donations:

Funds can be directly deposited or sent via check to the Monteverde Institute.  Due to our public utility status, all donations are tax deductible in Costa Rica.

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.

You can also donate directly through PayPal:

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 Give*. 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:

Lynn Morgan

Treasurer of the Alliance for the Monteverde Institute

34 Cherry Lane

Amherst, MA  01002
United States of America 

To donate through Just Give, use the button here. 
*Please note that Just Give 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:

  • Adopt a Stream Program
  • Habitat Restoration and Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in the Tropics
  • Community Health Program
  • Summer Camp for local children
  • Living Book oral history project
  • MVI Carbon Garden Sustainability Project
  • GIS - Geographical Information Systems
  • Endowment
  • Unrestricted donation (to be used wherever most needed). Since the overheads for our community programs are covered by study-abroad trips such as yours, 100% of unrestricted donations go directly to community programs.

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