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The International Community Foundation is the nonprofit foundation of choice for U.S. donors who are passionate about protecting the environment and improving the quality of life in Baja California and Latin America.
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ICF supports environmental, education, health and human services initiatives that change lives for the better.
Total $ amount granted
Since 1990 ICF has granted over $69 million to support important work in the Baja/Sea of Cortez Region and elsewhere.
acres designated protected habitats
ICF’s environmental efforts have protected hundreds of islands and inlets, miles of beaches and thousands of rare species.
In the News
By Judy Peterson Founded in 2000, Fundación Ayuda Niños La Paz, A.C. (FANLAP) is a Mexican philanthropic organization. Our mission is to provide basic support of food and education for children and adolescents from impoverished areas to give them the opportunity to...read more
There was Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, the Mexico City earthquake and the Northern California wildfires. In the aftermath of natural disasters, nonprofits are often on the front lines working on relief and recovery efforts.read more
The United States and Mexico have agreed to update and extend a 2012 deal through which Americans invest millions of dollars in Mexican water conservation in exchange for a share of Mexico’s Colorado River water.
The deal spreads the costs of conservation and the pain of future droughts and shortages across the river’s millions of users north and south. The river supplies water to about 40 million Americans from Denver to Los Angeles.read more
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Updates and Inspiration from the Field
The youth of Tijuana in Baja California, Mexico are at the heart of the community; they’re the ones who will guide future development and growth for the region, but their path forward is littered with obstacles. For these young and ambitious individuals to thrive,...read more
This is the season of giving — and now that the new Tax Act has passed, there’s even more reason to do your Charitable Giving before December 31st! If you need advice on which organizations are worthy on such short notice, don’t hesitate to contact us or take a look...read more
Here’s a shocking fact: when it comes to academics, the poorest children in Vietnam outperform the wealthiest children in Mexico, according to the Programme for International Student Assessment. Despite Mexico’s recent progress in ensuring that young people finish...read more
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