FAQs

Pro Sayulita is a registered, federally recognized Mexican non-profit association formed by concerned citizens, both local and foreign, to represent the needs of Sayulita. We are a non-political association committed to enriching the quality of life in our town. We raise money to support our efforts and work with the Government to secure funding for local improvements based on Sayulita needs and priorities.
No, it is the same organization. ProSayulita is just an abbreviated call name.
Because the money you donate to ProSayulita goes directly to provide municipal services to the town and its residents. These type of services would normally be paid by taxes but as Sayulita is not a registered municipality it does not collect or benefit from any municipal taxes.
Monthly is best as expenses that are incurred by Pro Sayulita are year long, mostly payable weekly or monthly and not seasonal.
Pro Sayulita fund a number of local partners including Sayulita Animals, Campamento Tortuga, the public schools, beach safety and lifeguard training, Sayulimpia, Eco Sayulita, Pueblo Magico, public safety agencies including the ambulance, bomberos, police, and ministerio publico, and our recycling center and trash depot.
Yes. At the Annual General Meeting a financial statement for the previous year is presented and a projected budget for the current year is presented and voted on by members. This budget information is also posted on this website under Financials
No, but, we all benefit from services rendered by Pro Sayulita and in order to keep those services current and robust we should all contribute.
Our legal counsel attends government meetings, lobbies on our behalf, and reports weekly.
ProSayulita is not responsible for the water supply and sewer system, water quality, or garbage pickup. We only pay the rent for the police and bomberos but have no direct influence over what they do or don’t do. Pro Sayulita has nothing to do with licensing for golf carts, vendors, buildings, restaurants etc.. We have no control over long term planning for the town.
Just ask! They will be posted on the web page on ProSayulita.org.
See Board of Directors tab on our webpage for the most current list
At the General Membership Meeting held annually in March.
All membership meetings are open to the public.
Because you want to support Sayulita, especially during this transitional time.
There are two funds.  One is the ProSayulita general account which consists of money raised from memberships and fundraising events that support our administrative functions which are listed above under "What is the money used for?". This account is critical to the work we do to support municipal services in Sayulita.  
 
The recently created Infrastructure Fund was created in 2017 to support creation of new infrastructure needs in Sayulita such as a sewer upgrade on Gaviotas, an aquifer study, an upgrade of the recycle depot and continuation of street and drainage cleaning.  Funds donated specifically to this Infrastructure Fund are planned to be used 100% for these for Infrastructure projects and directly related expenses.  
 
Yes, in the USA for American citizens for donations to the extent allowed by law.
(Which kind? 501(3)(3), 501(c)(4) or 501(c)(6) ) ProSayulita is a 501C3.
ProSayulita partially funded the effort to apply and obtain Pueblo Magico designation for Sayulita. ProSayulita currently partners with Pueblo Magico to organize and fund important projects.
We have a paid attorney who is intermediary between Pro Sayulita and State and Government officials. We have paid employees for services rendered by Sayulimpia. Other services are provided under separate contract by independent entities (accountants, traffic wardens etc.)
These organizations come to ProSayulita for funding to support their organizations and a recommendation is made by the Board of ProSayulita and then presented at the AGM to membership for approval.
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