Rediscover Costa Rica

A small investments program for the economic recovery of tourist areas in Costa Rica

What is Rediscover Costa Rica?

A program designed to support the economic recovery of tourist areas outside the Greater Metropolitan Area by financing solutions to community identified problems.

What are the Tourist Development Centers?

The Costa Rican Tourism Institute has defined the Tourist Development Centers (CDT), as a portion of the tourist space whose concentration of attractions allows them to attract, more or less constantly, flows of tourists who spend at least one night. night.

How does the program work?

Identifying obstacles to economic recovery

June 1 -21

Grass roots organizations and the local private sector identify obstacles to the economic recovery of priority tourist areas.

Solutions Contest

July 9 - 31

Open call for proposals.  Any social organization can submit proposals with solutions to the obstacles or challenges identified in Stage 1. A maximum of $ 10,000 will be granted per proposal.

Financing of Solutions

September 2 - 16

Selection and financing of solutions aimed at promoting the economic recovery of communities in priority tourist areas.

How can I participate in this program?

Who is supporting this program?

Rediscover Costa Rica program is part of CRUSA Foundation’s Community Investment strategy and operates with the support and counsel of the National Technical Training Institute, the National Chamber of Tourism, the Costa Rican Coalition for Development Initiatives and the Private sector.

For more information please write to redescubrecr@crusa.cr

How can I donate to Rediscover Costa Rica?

Bank Transfer to a dollar account:


Costa Rica United States Foundation Legal ID 3-006-181947
IBAN: CR43010710102204317188
( or BCT account No. 71010210431717 )

Bank Transfer to Colones account

Fundación Costa Rica United States
Legal ID 3-006-181947
IBAN: CR16010710102104317173
(o cuenta del BCT No. 71010210431717)

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