MEF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All contributions are U.S. tax-deductible.
If you prefer to donate by mail, please make check payable to Maya Educational Foundation and send to:
Maya Educational Foundation
P.O. Box 1483
Wellfleet, MA 02667, USA 
Or call us at:
Tel. (508) 349-1330
The Maya Educational Foundation supports the educational and professional advancement of the Maya people and neighboring indigenous cultures in southern Mexico, Belize and Central America, and sustains programs that foster study, preservation and understanding of those cultures.


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Collaboration with other Organizations

Amigos de San Cristóbal, a non-governmental, not-for-profit Mexican organization that finds and develops funding for proven charities that directly serve Chiapas’ most disadvantaged people.


FOMMA (Fortaleza de la Mujer Maya), a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization, community center and theater group formed by Maya women in Chiapas, Mexico. It focuses on women's and indigenous rights, literacy, cultural survival and education in Tseltal, Tsotsil and Spanish.

Fundación Tradiciones Mayas / Maya Traditions, an organization based in the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala preserving the ancient technique of back-strap weaving and the knowledge and use of medicinal plants. Its mission is to create opportunities for Maya women and to strengthen their cultural identity through fair trade and social programs. 

Productores Alternativos de la Selva (PAS), es una organización de hombres y mujeres de la comunidad de Tziscao, municipio de La Trinitaria, región de los Lagos de Montebello, Chiapas, dedicada a la producción y comercialización de café orgánico cuidando el medio ambiente y sus raíces culturales. Su visión es fortalecer su compromiso con el medio ambiente y sus procesos organizativos, sociales y culturales en la región.

Sna Jtz'ibajom (The House of the Writer) is a cultural cooperative sponsoring a literacy program and theater for Tsotsil and Tseltal Maya speakers. They publish a series of bilingual Tsotsil-Tseltal/Spanish booklets, produce videos and radio programs on culture and ecology and sponsor other cultural activities in Chiapas.


Yax Te’ Books, a publishing enterprise devoted to the dissemination of materials by and about the contemporary Maya of Guatemala, especially to the Maya themselves.

Maya Educational Foundation • P.O. Box 1483 • Wellfleet, MA 02667, USA
Tel. (508) 349-1330 • Fax (508) 349-0252 •