Ways You Can Support USVI Hurricane Relief Efforts Through CFVI

Ways You Can Support USVI Hurricane Relief Efforts Through CFVI

February 6, 2018 / 5 mins read

Hurricanes Irma and Maria ripped through the U.S. Virgin Islands, leaving a devastating mark on the landscape, infrastructure, and residents of the Territory. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, CFVI has a longstanding history of serving the Virgin Islands community and has been identified as a trusted vehicle for receiving and distributing funds to support renewal across the Territory. See below for details about all active hurricane-related funds and fiscal sponsorships at CFVI.

CFVI Funds and Grants for USVI Hurricane Relief and Recovery

CFVI Funds

CFVI Friends and Family Fund for USVI Renewal

Purpose: to accommodate donations from CFVI’s family, friends, existing Fund donors, Angels and other partners. This fund will be directed by CFVI’s Board of Directors and will focus on immediate grass-roots needs in the community and support for long-term solutions in some of the Foundation’s main areas of focus. (i.e., early childhood, youth development, volunteerism, the elderly, emergency needs of families, etc.).

Donate here: FNF for USVI Renewal

Purpose: 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 will be coordinated with input from local government, national experts, and trusted local nonprofits.

Donate here: FFVI Fund

Donor Advised Funds


Purpose: a fund matching up to $5 Million to encourage giving of other EDC companies and businesses. These funds will benefit health, education and other long-term needs of the community.

Donate here: HelpUSVINow!

Virgin Islands Daily News Community Fund
Purpose: To provide short-term relief from the effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria and to build a more promising future by supporting longer-term efforts to enhance the educational, cultural and economic opportunities for all Virgin Islanders.

Donate here:VI Daily News Community Fund

Field of Interest Funds

Paradise Jam Hurricane Relief

Donate here: PJHR

Mentoring through the Arts of Music Fund
Purpose: to support recovery and regeneration of music education in the US Virgin Islands.

Donate here: MTAM Fund

Sea Glass Cares Fund

Donate here: Sea Glass Cares

USVI Strong
Purpose: to support medical and educational hurricane relief and recovery.

Donate here: USVI Strong

Grants to CFVI

Driehaus Challenge Grant
Richard H. Driehaus, a long-time USVI supporter, is offering a challenge grant of $250,000 to assist with the recovery and renewal of the Virgin Islands after hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Donate here: Driehaus Challenge Grant

Fiscal Sponsorships

Amalie Global Relief Fund
Purpose: to provide monies to support recovery and relief, including: transportation and shipping of building supplies, tools, equipment, fuel, containers, food, water, hygiene products, medical supplies, and other critical supplies to USVI by air or by boat; procurement of building supplies, tools, equipment, fuel, containers, food, water, hygiene products, medical supplies, and other critical supplies; evacuation of families and individuals from the USVI to neighboring Islands or U.S.; temporary housing and transportation for displaced families and Individuals; establishment of staging/relief area on Hassel Island for evacuation of families and Individuals; medical assistance.

Donate here: AGRF

Cane Bay Cares
Purpose: to support hurricane relief for St. Croix (Supplies, Distribution, Shipping Assistance & more)

Donate here: CBCVI

Irma and Maria VI Emergency Fund
Purpose: helping to feed, shelter and secure the people of the US Virgin Islands in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Donate here: IMVI

Light up the VI
Purpose: supporting purchase of solar lamps for residents of the Virgin Islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Donate here: Light up the VI

Marine Rebuild Fund
Purpose: boosting VI Employment opportunities in the marine Industry by repairing existing and developing future cruising grounds and supporting operational marine facilities and creating marine education training.

Donate here: Marine Rebuild Fund

VI ASAP Relief Group
Purpose: to provide monies for Hurricanes Irma and Maria relief and reconstruction efforts in the US Virgin Islands.

Donate here: VI ASAP

VI-R3 Fund
Purpose: to provide monies for supplies and expenses in regard to relief efforts for anyone affected in the Virgin Islands due to a natural disaster.

Donate here: VI-R3

Click on the link below to download a copy of a complete list of CFVI’s funds and grants that are dedicated to hurricane recovery and relief in the USVI:

2017-2018 CFVI Hurricane Fund List