Based in Austin, Texas, The Belize Foundation was established as a non-profit (501c3) to help fund and promote human and environmental development, conservation, and sustainability within the nation of Belize. The Foundation seeks to provide and leverage Belizean and international talent, capital, and know-how for the development of creative and innovative opportunities to the benefit of Belize’s economic and human assets for an improved and sustainable quality of life.
The Belize Foundation is currently seeking funds to establish Research, Education, and Economic Development Projects that will be coordinated with Belizean government, business, and academic participants to assure regional partnerships and involvement as well as compliance with regional and national policy and expectations. Whenever possible, all studies, reports, recordings, and on-going results will be disseminated online to support world-wide research and discussion groups, formal and informal education opportunities, and the exchange of knowledge and insights. It is also intended that these programs and activities will serve as exemplary models for other developing regions in Central America and the Caribbean.
Read “Creating Our Sustainable Future”, a joint report between the IC2 Institute, Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust (BNECT), and The Arctic University.
About our Logo
Our logo represents the Mayan word “bih” which translates loosely to “road” in English. The four cardinal directions are symbolized by four colors in the Maya culture: White is for the north, to represent rain; Red (magenta here) represents the east, for the dawn; Yellow represents the south, for the warm winds bring corn to fruition; and the Black represents the night which comes when the sun sets in the west. In the center is the blue-green world in which we live (symbolizing the sky, the waters, and green things growing.