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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to some of the questions you may have regarding Careyes Foundation here. We’ve addressed some of the most common ones below, but if something isn’t clear feel free to contact us. We’ll be happy to assist you in any way possible.


How much of my donation directly supports the programs?

A general donation to the foundation goes to funding our programs, events, and staff salary. If you would like your donations to be used for a specific program, or in a specific way, please contact us, so we use your donation in the way you intended!

How does Careyes Foundation fund the programs?

Careyes Foundation is a non-profit 501(C)(3) public charity that is funded completely by donors. We are constantly accepting donations, and finding ways to work with other institutions in order to expand and better our programs. 

Where is Careyes Foundation Registered?

Careyes Foundation is registered in the United States of America as a 501(C)(3) Public Charity (TAX ID 46-0759245) and operates in Careyes, Jalisco, Mexico. 

Where is Careyes located?

Careyes is located in Costalegre on the Mexican Pacific Beaches of the Southern Coast of Jalisco. 

What communities does the foundation operate in?

Our main office is located in Pueblo Careyes, however we operate in 12 rural communities: Agua Caliente Vieja, Agua Caliente Nueva, Miguel Hidalgo Viejo, Miguel Hidalgo Nuevo, Arroyo Seco, Emiliano Zapata, Francisco Villa, Chamela, San Mateo, Juan Gil Preciado, La Fortuna, and Punta Perula. We cover about 50km of the southern coast. 

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