Tag: Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI)

FEMA Has $578,970 For USVI Organizations That Provided Food, Shelter During COVID

CHRISTIANSTED — Reimbursements of up to $578,970 are available for USVI organizations that have provided emergency food and/or shelter programs in the territory during the period of January 1, 2020, through October 31, 2021. The reimbursements are funded through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the federally-funded Emergency Food and Shelter National […]

UVI’s CGTC and CFVI Donate More Than 850 Fruit Trees Territory-Wide

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As Virgin Islanders mobilize to demand and act to increase their food security, the University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Caribbean Green Technology Center (CGTC) and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) teamed up to aid farmers and families by donating more than 850 fruit trees on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. This effort was sponsored by Cruzan Rum’s Island Spirit Fund established in partnership with […]

Female Entrepreneurs Get A Leg Up Through SEAT Program Sponsored By CFVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — SEAT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, the nonprofit division of SEAT Caribbean, has announced the launch of the Three Queens Ventures Women’s Business Accelerator Program. The goal of the SEAT program is to encourage more female entrepreneurs in the U.S. Virgin Islands who are interested in growing or expanding their businesses. Three Queens […]

Community Foundation’s 1st Annual Virtual Giving Tree A Resounding Success At Christmas Time

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands celebrated 30 years of serving the community today, a milestone highlighting its decades of collecting, distributing and managing funds by partnering donors and community organizations to help the Virgin Islands recover and grow. The foundation was established in 1990 with a founding gift of $540,000 […]

Youth Virtual Learning Support Grants Up To $10,000 Available From CFVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE— In recognition of the challenges faced by many families with children enrolled in schools with distance learning requirements, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is pleased to offer grants to support virtual learning for school-based academic programs. The purpose of the CFVI’s Virtual Learning Support Grants is to encourage and bolster […]

CFVI Awarded $350,000 Grant By R.W. Johnson Foundation To Help Kids

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to fund critical health needs of children in the territory.  CFVI was invited to apply for funding following the successful stewardship of a $200,000 grant awarded from RWJF in November 2017 to […]

Community Foundation of V.I. Starts Estelle Parrott Scholarship Fund This Year

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is pleased to announce the availability of a new CFVI scholarship — the Estelle Parrott Scholarship — which will be available for the first time for the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship will be funded annually through the Estelle Parrott Scholarship Fund, which was […]

Philanthropic Organization Receives Check For $20,000 From Viya

CHRISTIANSTED — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $20,000 CFVI 2019 ANGELS donation from Viya to further the Foundation’s work in the territory. In presenting the donation to CFVI, Viya is continuing their commitment to support philanthropic initiatives that benefit our territory. The importance of CFVI Angels was never more apparent than in […]

Community Foundation Wants You To Share What You Learned From Storms

CHRISTIANSTED  — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announces the launch of a new information-collection campaign: Leveraging USVI Facts & Figures to Build Forward.  The purpose of this initiative is to establish a shared knowledge source, adding to the informational assets of the USVI by compiling needs assessments, research reports, and strategic plans from a variety of sources […]

CFVI Announces Winners of Judith Towle Environmental Studies Fund Award

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) said it is pleased to announce two recipients of the 2018 Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund Award. Established at CFVI in 2003, the Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund supports studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of any […]