Catapult ll
Supporting creatives across the Caribbean
CATAPULT, a collaboration between the American Friends of Jamaica and Kingston Creative, returns to give creatives across the Caribbean financial relief in the first quarter of 2022. This grant will support 300 Caribbean creatives with grants worth US$500 each and provide an opportunity to be showcased in the Kingston Creative Database; an open directory the public can access to find, hire and easily partner with creatives for international and local projects.
2022 Hummingbird Gala
Friday, September 23, 2022 at The Plaza Hotel, New York City
International Humanitarian Awardee
Cedella Marley
CEO, Artist & Philanthropist.

Entertainment by Grammy Award Winning Artists
Steel Pulse
Music by Max Glazer
Cocktails at 7pm, Dinner and Awards at 8pm
Join us as we raise funds to support vital programs in Jamaica.
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COVID-19 Community Vax Days
The AFJ has partnered with the Private Sector Vaccine Initiative (PSVI) to implement a community vaccination programme that targets vulnerable communities and makes vaccines available to residents within convenient proximities to their homes. 10 such communities across Kingston, St. Andrew, Clarendon, St. Catherine and St. James have been identified and multiple Vax Days have already been executed.
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100 Acts of Grace Matching Gift Campaign
GK Campus Connect Food Bank
Each donation will be matched up to a total of USD10,000.00 by Grace Foods USA
Donate now to support students at UWI, UTech and Edna Manley College.
The GK Campus Connect Food Bank was created to tackle one of the key issues affecting many tertiary level students- hunger. With your donations, we can help even more students fight hunger. Help us feed the future!
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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.
EIN #133115102

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2021 Annual Report
April 1, 2021AFJ Annual Report
The AFJ presents its Annual Report for the fiscal year ending March 2021. The global pandemic's negative impact increased the needs across every sector in Jamaica. The AFJ was able to respond and deliver its greatest number of grants ever, providing critically needed PPE and other medical equipment, addressing food security, distance learning and more. Read more about the AFJ’s work in 2021 by downloading the Annual Report below.
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