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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How you can help 
There are different ways you can help MEF:
  • by sponsoring an event in your community to bring awareness to our mission
  • by volunteering your time and expertise to enhance an ongoing program
  • by considering a bequest to MEF
  • by making a financial contribution
  • by making a gift of appreciated securities
  • by including MEF in your Company’s matching gift program
Your donations at work:
  • $ 200 supports the education of a university student for one month.
  • $ 100 supports a student in high school for one month.
  • $ 50 supports a student in middle school for one month.
  • $ 30 helps parents send a child to elementary school for one month.
  • $ 50 covers the cost of teaching a Maya how to read and write his or her native language in six months.
  • Any amount helps provide a variety of workshops and vocational training.
Contact us if you want to talk about MEF projects, send us a donation, let us know what we can do better. We appreciate ideas, comments, donations, pledges and the work and skills of volunteers. We have board members who are willing to give talks or do readings for your organization or group. We can help organize events, arrange for you to meet with students or project leaders in Guatemala, Mexico or Belize.
Make a contribution to MEF.
All donations, large or small,
help Maya groups in various ways, especially women
and children.
Candle making workshop
in Xeabaj II, Guatemala 


Sponsor one or more university student in Chiapas or Guatemala at US$200/month.
Lawyer graduate and his wife 
Consider a gift to MEF for another person, or in memory of another person, or through a bequest. A wedding, graduation, or holiday gift can make an important difference in the life of a young Maya student.
Elementary school students 
in Patzulá, Guatemala
Help us spread the word, post MEF brochures & newsletters, invite MEF for talks or fundraising events, contact us with your ideas. Share your mailing list with us if you have interested constituents.
The Maya Educational Foundation is a public charity
under IRS code 501(c)(3).
Federal Tax ID# 03-0335159.
Your donations are tax-deductible to the extent of the law.
We hope you will become a supporter of MEF’s work!

If you wish to volunteer your services, please fill out this form.
You can send your donation to MEF, either by check or credit card (online or by mail).

Thank you very much.

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