CFVI is pleased to announce that to date more than $4 million in grants has been approved and/or distributed throughout the community to support hurricane relief efforts in the Territory from the following funds: CFVI Friends and Family Fund for USVI Renewal; FUND FOR the Virgin Islands and HelpUSVINow!.
A total of $140,000 in grants has been awarded thus far to support initiatives dedicated to providing immediate relief to children, youth and families in the territory.
To learn more about grants made from the Friends and Family for USVI Renewal fund, click on the links below.
The FUND FOR THE VIRGIN ISLANDS was established shortly after Hurricane Irma to provide monies for critical needs in the U.S. Virgin Islands, both to support short-term relief efforts and to enhance the well-being of future generations. Strategic planning for these efforts are coordinated with input from local government, national experts, and trusted local nonprofits.
USVI Recovery.org has been launched as the official USVI recovery webpage.To date, FFVI has awarded/approved more than $3 million in grants.
More information about grants awarded from the FFVI will be posted soon.
Thus far, a total of $1.2 million in grants has been awarded to entities serving the VI community in areas such as education, health care and social services. The HelpUSVINow! Fund was established by the Stephenson Family under the leadership of longtime St. Thomas resident, Richard J. Stephenson. The Stephenson family pledged $5 million in relief funds to assist with the islands' recovery.
For more information about the first round of grants from the HelpUSVINow! Fund, click here.
Future Grant Opportunities:
CFVI is currently accepting grant interest forms for funding to support hurricane relief efforts. Forms are being received on a rolling basis. Completion of the form does not guarantee that funding will be provided. Click here to access the grant interest form.
Programs and Initiatives
More information on hurricane-related programs and initiatives will be provided soon.