Friends of Puerto Rico is a non-profit 501(C)(3) that supports the economic development of the people of Puerto Rico through entrepreneurial initiatives, education, creating opportunities for women and girls. Since 2015, we have mobilized a passionate community of over 30,000 global entrepreneurs, donors and partner organizations focused on driving economic success and innovation to cultivate the next generation of leaders.Through a combination of training, education and mentorship that utilizes the beautiful culture, art and people of Puerto Rico, our goal is to end financial hardship and provide economic opportunities and self-sufficiency for people on the island, in Washington, DC and around the United States.
Since 2015, we have invested over 2 million dollars in local communities and impacted over 50,000people. Partners have included Museo de Arte de Ponce, Reach for Success, Boys & Girls Club of Puerto Rico, PRIMA Fund, Kinesis Foundation, and many others.
We are currently focusing our resources on our own initiatives including: