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Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund at CFVI Accepting Applications for 2020

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands has announced the availability of funding to support studies and activities that address environmental concerns that transcend the boundaries of a single island or island state in the insular Caribbean.

Territory Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

The ADA Anniversary Committee will be celebrating the landmark civil rights legislation in a series of virtual events open to the public during July.

Rotary Club of St. Thomas II Installs New President, Board

This installation of Rotarian Vernice Gumbs as president signifies the commitment and dedication of Rotarians throughout the world who have found ways to continue “Service Above Self.”
Rasheed Baker helps set up lunches for distribution at My Brothers Workshop and Cafe. (Photo provided by My Brothers Workshop)

MBW Meals on Wheels Program to Close After Serving Over 35,000 Meals Those in...

As the territory begins to reopen and other social services become available, MBW will be bringing its Meals on Wheels program to an end on Thursday, July 2, to return to its standard operations.

Community Foundation VI Offering Rapid Response Mini-Grants for Youth Programs

Funding is intended to address critical one-time needs associated with programs, projects and initiatives serving children and youth (ages birth through 24) in the territory.

USVI Launches Virtual St. John Celebration

The 66th annual St. John Celebration, which was set for June 3 to July 4, has been canceled, but organizers have announced a “pop-up” virtual festival that will run from June 27 to July 4.

Humane Society of St. Thomas Hires New Director of Operations

The Humane Society of St. Thomas has announced that Amanda Phillips Kennedy has joined its organization as director of operations.

Good Food Coalition Collects Data on Territory’s Farmers

The coalition surveyed food producers in the U.S.V.I. to better understand the impact the pandemic was having on production capacity, market interruption, critical service gaps and the overall well-being of farmers.

American Bar Association Honors V.I. Lawyer With Dorsey Award

The 2020 Dorsey Award recipient is Casey N. Payton, who is the supervising attorney for Legal Services of the Virgin Islands Inc.

Community Foundation Partners With Endowment for the Humanities to Help VI Organizations

In the absence of a humanities council in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands applied for and was awarded NEH funding that CFVI will subaward to eligible entities through the territory to support humanities programming and activities.





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