THE FOUNDATION FOR PUERTO RICO
is the not-for-profit, non-partisan, go-to, give-to foundation that is connected, on-the-ground and dedicated to driving a future for Puerto Rico with a focus on driving smart infrastructure change. Turning devastation into opportunity, we are laying the groundwork for a better Puerto Rico through immediate relief efforts for future growth with a focus on resiliency, sustainability and economic viability.
VIKTRE CHALLENGE: POWER FOR PUERTO RICO
Foundation for Puerto Rico is joining forces with VIKTRE, the largest online platform for pro athletes, in one of the top crowdfunding campaigns to impact Puerto Rico. YOU will get a chance to join your favorite athlete and help them raise money to bring back power to the island. 100% of all funds raised will go to FPR for resilient, solar powered projects islandwide.
In this collaborative effort, VIKTRE is mobilizing a passionate group of some of the most famous athletes in the world to lead this campaign, reaching hundreds of millions of their social followers. Please join us in supporting this project and you will also be competing for a chance to meet some of the athletes, while helping the people of Puerto Rico. Act now so you don’t miss your chance to power Puerto Rico and meet your favorite athlete!
WHAT WE'VE DONE
- Hosted 180 businesses and NGO’s to provide modern office facilities
- Served as certified fiscal agent to help other non-profit entities ensure monetary and physical goods are handled properly
- Reached 67K people to deliver 20K gallons of drinking water
- Visited 97% of the Island
- 125 Elderly Care Homes Impacted
- 103 Missions Completed
- Over 500 Volunteers helping those who need it the most.
- 37.7k Pounds of food distributed
- 31K Electronic food stamp transactions
STABILIZING SMALL BUSINESS WITH A GRANT PROGRAM
through a grant fund to mitigate the loss of businesses in Puerto Rico. The first stage of this grant program was started with a $50,000 fund to revive key commercial neighborhoods on Loíza Street in Santurce, Aguadilla and Ponce. At the time being, $21,500 have been disbursed in Loíza Street. Some of the impacted businesses are: Punto Medio, Rumors, Envío Mi Tierra, La Coctelera, Len.T.juela, Double Cake among others.
HURRICANE MARÍA RELIEF FUND
Spearheading relief and recovery efforts from the private sector.
After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, we’ve been helping the private sector and local community-based organizations channel their resources to properly deliver immediate relief and support to more than three million U.S citizens on the island. At the same time, we’ve partnered up with Puerto Rican private sector leaders to redesign and rebuild the country and its path towards economic prosperity.