The Bluefields Environmental Protection Association was incorporated in Virginia and has been accepted by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) organization. All of the organization’s funds are kept in a U.S. bank account in USD. Funds are converted into JMD and transferred to Jamaica as needed for specific projects. BEPA solicits no donations on the island of Jamaica, nor does it accept donations in JMD.


Please find below links to BEPA’s Virginia Corporation Acceptance Letter and IRS Non-Profit Determination Letter. In addition, the organization is required by law to make public its Conflict of Interest Statement (signed each year by each Director) and tax return.


2010 Non-Profit Tax Return

2011 Non-Profit Tax Return

2012 Non-Profit Tax Return

Calendar Year 2013 Profit and Loss Statement

BEPA Acceptance Letter

BEPA Conflict of Interest Statement

BEPA Determination Letter