The Foundation for Lake Chapala Charities (FFLCC) was established in 2009 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity in the USA and as a registered A.C. civil society organization in Mexico. FFLCC provides charitable tax deductions to anyone paying US taxes. FFLCC promotes giving to charities around Lake Chapala with reasonable assurances that the charities affiliated with FFLCC have strong volunteer leadership and provide needed services.
FFLCC receives donations from a broad array of donors, primarily in the US and Canada, Mexico, and expats living in the communities around Lake Chapala. Donations, large and small, are processed through FFLCC and distributed to over 35 local organizations. FFLCC partners with organizations that provide social welfare, community services, medical aid, environmental protection and education, educational assistance, and care/adoption for animals. To view the complete list of current FFLCC charities please visit https://lakechapalacharities.org/
FFLCC supports civil service organizations legally established as charities in Jalisco, Mexico, such as those registered as an A.C. “asociación civil”‘, as well as informal citizen-sponsored associations created to carry out local charitable works.
In keeping with the FFLCC Charter, we will not sponsor religious organizations or organizations that participate in political activities.
Organizations wishing to join FFLCC must submit an application for review and approval by its Board of Directors.
All organizations affiliated with FFLCC are required to observe the following guidelines:
US/Can Mail: 5802 Bob Bullock C1, Ste. 38C-4A, Laredo, Texas 78041
Mexico Mail: Hand deliver to Handy Mail in San Antonio Tlayacapan
In envelope marked “Foundation-Box 4A”