New grant program seeks to boost Costa Rican nonprofits
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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New grant program seeks to boost Costa Rican nonprofits

The Tico Times - April 4, 2018

Outstanding Costa Rican nonprofit organizations seeking to jumpstart their fundraising, outreach, or overall capacity can now apply for support from a new source. The Costa Rica USA…

CRUSA, Amigos of Costa Rica launch Tico Times philanthropy news section
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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CRUSA, Amigos of Costa Rica launch Tico Times philanthropy news section

David Gutiérrez and Muni Figueres - November 28, 2017

Costa Rica is a small country that has never been afraid to take on big challenges – and it’s clear that spirit is contagious. Every day, Costa Ricans,…

The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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The power of kindness: Karma Tribe in Costa Rica

Pavi Ramani - November 15, 2017

I arrived in Costa Rica a year ago to teach English to third graders at a private school in Jacó. My Spanish was limited to “¿A qué…

Football legend Dave Rimington: ‘There’s a lot to like about Costa Rica’
The World in Costa Rica
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The World in Costa Rica
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Football legend Dave Rimington: ‘There’s a lot to like about Costa Rica’

Todd Staley - October 25, 2017

Unless you are a hardcore fan of American football, the name Dave Rimington may not immediately ring a bell. Offensive lineman, especially centers, don’t usually get the…

New scholarship fund to send Costa Rican students to the United States
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Giving Back
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New scholarship fund to send Costa Rican students to the United States

Katherine Stanley - July 13, 2017

At the end of July, students from Costa Rica’s public Vocational High Schools and public schools with International Baccalaureate programs will be able to apply for a…

New international campaign raises funds to protect Costa Rica’s ocean life
Giving Back
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Giving Back
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New international campaign raises funds to protect Costa Rica’s ocean life

Katherine Stanley - June 8, 2017

A new campaign seeks to raise awareness and funds for organizations leading the way in the conservation and sustainable use of Costa Rica’s oceans. The “Protect What…

Reflective band project aims to save pedestrians’ lives in Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Reflective band project aims to save pedestrians’ lives in Costa Rica

Karl Kahler - April 29, 2016

When a couple from Boston moved to Guanacaste a couple of years ago, they went for a drive at night and were shocked by the danger of pedestrians…

New dad Zuckerberg vows to give away Facebook fortune
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Business
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New dad Zuckerberg vows to give away Facebook fortune

AFP - December 1, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced he had become a father -- and pledged to give away his fortune to make the…

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