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Charlotte Amalie
Monday, March 1, 2021

Organizations

Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands Celebrates 30 Years of Philanthropy

In 1990, in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo, community members came together to create a philanthropic vehicle for lasting impact.

DOJ Employees Adopt Two Family Resource Families at Christmas

The families consist of a single mother with a 9-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy, and a single father with a 9-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy.

FirstBank Donates $15,000 to Three Local Non-profits

The banking institution celebrated the holiday season by supporting the work of three non-profit entities in the USVI through the initiative “One with Virgin Islands”

V.I. Companies Donate $10,000 to Lutheran Social Services of VI

The donation came from a fund out of the Marshall & Sterling Corporate Office, Theodore Tunic & Co and Baker Magras & Associates.

Kohl Sealey Is Youngest Donor to UVI Black Journalists’ Christmas Giveaway

On Dec. 16, the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists received its first Christmas donation from its youngest donor, Kohl Sealey.

CFVI’s First Virtual Giving Tree Project Raises $33,000 in Christmas Donations for Nonprofits

What started with one random holiday request earlier this month turned into the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) launching its first Virtual Giving Tree Project.

Kym Rapier Donates $100,000 to CFVI for Cancer Support Virgin Islands

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands has received $100,000 from Kym Rapier, a longtime philanthropist and cancer survivor.

Bat Calendar Helps Support Non-Profits by Pollinating the Population with Bat Facts

During Bat Week this past October, the VI Bat Team and the Virgin Islands Children’s Museum collaborated to collect bat art from the community with their Bat Week Art Challenge. The top 13 artworks were published in the 2021 Bat Week Art Challenge Calendar.

CFVI Supports Youth Programs and Virtual Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic over the course of the past five months, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has provided more than $110,000 in grants to support youth programs and virtual learning.

V.I. Children’s Museum Helps Youth Explore Earth Science at Home

“Explore, Play and Discover,” is the motto of the Virgin Islands Children's Museum. Play has been found to help both children and adults reduce stress and learn.