A Brighter Future for Chile,

One Child at a Time

The Chilean-American Foundation is a non-profit, non-political, tax-exempt charitable organization chartered in Washington, D.C. in 1990 to provide financial support for social projects benefiting underprivileged children in Chile. We fund small projects in Chile that help children develop their talents, realize their full potential, and learn to cope with life’s challenges. Currently, our mission is focused on improving the quality of education for vulnerable children.

Our members are Chileans and friends of Chile, and our staff is composed exclusively of volunteers located in the United States and Chile. You can also be part of the Chilean-American Foundation and help to continue supporting development programs for those that need the most. To volunteer or request more information please contact us at chileanamericanfoundation@gmail.com.

If you want to donate, please click on the DONATE button on the top right hand corner of this page. You can donate online using your debit or credit card, PayPal or you can send a check to our P.O. Box.  76351, Washington, DC 20056. Your donations  are tax deductible according to section 503 (c) (3) of the IRS code.










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News & events

Washington, DC, May 19, 2020 —

Chilean-American Foundation (CAF) and COVID-19
Chile, and the rest of the world, is suffering the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of this pandemic has been devastating, especially for low-income families. We appeal to your generosity to mitigate these effects on the children and adolescents of the two projects that we are already supporting in Cerro La Merced in Valparaiso and in rural schools in the district of Tome.

Washington, April 3, 2020 —
We are happy to report to you that we have a new President of the Foundation, Yanka Guajardo Epstein. After retiring from a long career at the Pan American Health Organization she is currently a Spanish teacher in Montgomery County, Maryland. An active volunteer, she will bring many talents to the Foundation. Click below to read her President’s letter and find out more about the current activities of the Foundation.

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