AVINA AMERICAS

Avina Americas is a Delaware non-stock, non-profit corporation described in Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and received a determination letter in 2009 from the U. S. Internal Revenue Service confirming its status as a public charity under Section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi).

Avina Americas is an independent legal entity that conducts activities in coordination with Fundación Avina and the other entities in the Avina ecosystem and provides support for programs conducted by Avina entities outside the United States that further the charitable mission of Avina Americas. The Board of Trustees of Avina Americas evaluates foreign activities for support and may seek grants and contributions within the United States to support such programs.

OUR TEAM

Valeria Scorza

Executive Director

Jessie Petrini

Grants and Operations Manager

Rafael Blanco

Accounting Officer

Jennifer Joyce

Development Officer

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Brizio Biondi-Morra

Director

Edith Asibey

Director

Hilda Vega

Director

Katherine Marshall

Director

Larry Slesinger

Director

Melat Tesfaye

Director

Sean McKaughan

Board Chair

Christian Sagel

Secretary

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

As a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) organization, Avina Americas files an Internal Revenue Service form 990 on an annual basis.

Please click here to view our most recent filing.

As part of our commitment to transparency and high-caliber financial records, we have our financial statements audited by an independent, third party auditor on a yearly basis.

Please click here to view our 2020 financials, audited by BDO

WHO AND WHAT WE SUPPORT

The following is a sample list of active projects that we support for amounts of $50,000 USD and above.

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CONTACT US

We have a presence in Washington, DC and Miami.