The Simón Bolívar Foundation

The Simón Bolívar Foundation

The Simón Bolívar Foundation is a charitable organization solely sponsored by CITGO Petroleum Corporation that receives contributions from CITGO employees and the general public. The Foundation operates with the goal of improving the quality of life for all people, particularly those who suffer from the severe backlash of poverty throughout the Americas. The Foundation funds medical expenses for all eligible patients.

From medical care and hearing devices to liver and bone marrow transplants, the Foundation focuses on a number of critical health care programs. Financial assistance through the Foundation includes, but is not limited to, room and board for qualified patients and one family member for the duration of the patient’s medical treatment. For more information, please visit

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CITGO Private Foundation to Award Special Grants Supporting COVID-19 Efforts in Venezuela
HOUSTON, March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc. (SBF), the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is launching a special round of its small grants program to help alleviate the damaging effects of the COVID-19 crisis in Venezuela. Non-profit organizations working in Venezuela are critical right now, given the heightened risk...
Mar 26, 2020 5:30 PM ET
Mariela Poleo Appointed President of Simón Bolivar Foundation
HOUSTON, March 16, 2020 /3BL Media/— CITGO Petroleum Corporation announced the appointment of Mariela Poleo as President of the Simón Bolivar Foundation (SBF), the company’s non-profit, private foundation dedicated to catalyzing organizations and resources to meet the humanitarian needs of Venezuelans and Venezuelan refugees. As president, she will oversee all facets of...
Mar 16, 2020 9:35 AM ET
CITGO Announces Finalists of the Eighth Edition of its Bronx Social Grants Program
BRONX, N.Y., October 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently announced the more than 30 local community organizations that became grant finalists in the eighth year of its Bronx Social Program as part of its continued commitment to social initiatives in the South Bronx. The 2015-2016 finalists represent a diverse...
Oct 1, 2015 2:00 PM ET
CITGO-Sponsored Bronx Youth Organization, UpBeat NYC, Travels to Venezuela to Expand Their Musical Studies with El Sistema
CARACAS, Venezuela, July 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Forty students from UpBeat NYC, a nonprofit organization that provides free musical training for underserved South Bronx children, have arrived in Caracas to participate in a multi-day music workshop with world-renowned music education program El Sistema. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was made possible by an invitation from Venezuelan...
Jul 2, 2015 2:10 PM ET
Charitable Foundation of CITGO Accepting Letters of Interest for Bronx Grants
BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Simón Bolívar Foundation, the charitable organization of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is accepting letters of interest for grants from qualifying organizations that offer services to South Bronx residents in the areas of education, environment, healthy living and arts and culture. Eligible 501 (c)(3) organizations can apply online at the Foundation’...
Feb 26, 2014 10:45 AM ET