Holiday Online Auction
Our 2021 Holiday Online Auction features luxury accommodations, fine art, and experiences from well-known establishments in Jamaica and across the United States. All proceeds will support our discretionary grant giving for the 2021-2022 cycle.

The auction catalog includes a variety of prizes- from a weekend of relaxation at Kotch Villa to yoga classes in New York. Visit to learn more and view our catalog.
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2021-2022 Grant Cycle
In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AFJ did not announce a grant cycle. Through our dedicated supporters and donors, the AFJ has forged forward in its work and is excited to support impactful initiatives through the upcoming Grant Cycle.

We invite applications from programs in Education, Healthcare, and Economic Development that are registered with the Jamaica Charities Act.
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COVID-19 Vaccine Fund
The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) is announcing a fund to support COVID-19 vaccine efforts in Jamaica. Help us get vaccines to underserved communities across the island. Read more about the COVID-19 Vaccine Fund on our Choose A Cause page. Donate now to save lives!
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UWI Scholarships
The AFJ continues to support students from the University of West Indies further their education with scholarship opportunities. Hear more about our impact from scholarship recipient Sarah Webster.
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We envision a world in which all Jamaicans have access to basic education, healthcare services and economic development opportunities for a better quality of life.
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AFJ is a registered 501 (c)(3). All donations are tax deductible.
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2020 Annual Report
April 1, 2020AFJ Annual Report
The AFJ presents its Annual Report for the fiscal year ending March 2020. It was in many ways a defining year for the AFJ with record funds raised and a record number of grants made. Our year end coincided with the unprecedented crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout 2020 we have continued to work to address the needs of the people of Jamaica. Read more about the AFJ’s work in 2020 by downloading the Annual Report below.
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