2015 Grantee Recipients

The AFJ is pleased to be a part of the legacy of all the grantees we support.

Grant Awards are presented annually in Jamaica during the Official Grant Ceremony in April. In 2015, The AFJ presented thirty-three (33) grants to groups and organizations dedicated to Jamaica’s development. (make sure there is a single dash between thirty-three).


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OrganizationPurpose of Grant
Alpha InstituteTo develop an integrated course in music performance, recording and production; renovate and equip a music studio.
Breds Treasure Beach FoundationBreds Youth Leadership program for inner city youth.
Caribbean American Center of New York (CACNY)Education and classroom materials for 5 Basic and Primary schools in rural St. Elizabeth.
ChichibudDonor Direct Grant
Cornwall Regional Hospital “We Care for Cornwall”Donor Direct Grant
CUMIDonor Direct Grant
Do Good JamaicaEducational materials and teacher training for social schools and numeracy education in basic schools across Jamaica.
Dudley Grant Memorial TrustPurchase of Quality Multi-media Early Childhood Educational Material for Basic Schools.
Friends of Hopewell SchoolDonor Direct Grant
Hampton Old GirlsDonor Direct Grant
Hanover CharitiesDonor Direct Grant
House of LoveDonor Direct Grant
I Believe InitiativeDonor Direct Grant
Jamaica Epilepsy FoundationDonor Direct Grant
JASY – Jamaican Advantage thru Sports for Youth2015 JASY Summer Camp for inner city kids.
Maxfield Park Children’s HomeDonor Direct Grant
PALSDonor Direct Grant
Project Sprout – Sandals FoundationProgram which provides teaching and social service support to lift school readiness to 100% in underperforming basic schools.
Promise Learning CentrePlayground Fencing and Equipment for Physical Education for children with Autism and other learning disabilities.
Race Course Primary School Alumni Inc.Repairs and Reconstruction at this inner city primary school.
Rose Town Foundation for the Build EnvironmentRead to Succeed – After school tutoring program for children in this inner city community, providing a safe space and with a track record for improving exam results.
Sickle Cell Trust (Jamaica)To implement Universal Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Jamaica.
SOS Children’s Village of Jamaica FoundationNutrition and Food Security/Self- sustainability Initiative – introduction of a farming program at this all age orphanage.
St. Mary’s Preparatory Kindergarten SchoolAddition of New Block to Facilitate a Pre-school.
TEACH Caribbean2015 TEACH Caribbean Summer Program – provides Rhodes Scholar led summer tutoring program in Manchester with track record for excellence.
Tennis Jamaica/Christine & Phillip Gore Family FoundationDonor Direct Grant
The Animal HouseDonor Direct Grant
Waterhouse Community Development Benevolent Society (WCDBS)Arts-based Education & Leadership Training for at-risk Youth.
Youth Upliftment Through Employment (YUTE)Program to train unemployed inner city young adults as basic school teachers and then place them as teachers in underserved communities.
UWI Bursary Cobb Family FoundationAFJ Scholarship Fund.
UWI Bursary Ambassador J. Gary CooperAFJ Scholarship Fund.
UWI Bursary Ambassador Glen Holden & Mrs. Gloria HoldenAFJ Scholarship Fund.
UWI Bursary The Ralph & Ricky Lauren Family FoundationAFJ Scholarship Fund.