Together we can rebuild the hope of the children affected by the wildfires in Chile

Together we can rebuild the rural school of Agua Corta in Hualqui. This school was completely devastated by the wildfire and our help is urgently needed! The Chilean-American Foundation and the Corporacion Cultural Chile have joined forces to support thousands of families affected by the wildfire going on in Chile, and your contribution is essential for this campaign. Please consider to make a donation today!

Agua Corta Campaña

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. Thanks a lot in advance!

We want to remind you that all your donations to this campaign are tax deductible according to section 503 (c)

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.

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










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News & events

**New CAF President Named**

In January 2017, the Board of Directors named Elías Tefarikis to be the new president of the Chilean American Foundation. He participated in the committee reviewing the strategic plans of the foundation and works at the Inter-American Development Bank. Elías be reached at

**Strategic Alliance between Chilean’American Foundation and University of Chile**

In 2014, the Foundation established a Collaborative Agreement with Escuela de Desarrollo de Talentos (EDT) of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) of the University of Chile. This initiative helps talented low-income students from technical schools gain access to higher education and graduate as professionals of the FEB or other prestigious universities. The project provides high achieving juniors a two-year strengthening program in math, language and leadership skills.

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