On April 3, 2017 the AFJ presented annual grant awards at the US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica. Discretionary grants and donor-direct grant awards of over U$311,677 (JA$40 million) were presented. During the course of the year, over U$159K (JA$20 million) in donor-direct grants were disbursed by the AFJ. Discretionary
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Dear Friends & Supporters Thank you so much for your generosity this past year. It is you, the Friends of Jamaica who care, who share, who give that enable the work that our grantee partners do in communities across Jamaica. You enable them to operate clinics for the working poor,
Hello Friends and Supporters: Philanthropy is among the most rewarding work that creates a true sense of purpose. Our work at the AFJ is grounded in the belief that philanthropy should be a force for good. We are committed to social impact, innovative programming and efficient best practices. As a
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AFJ and Sandals Foundation Team Up to Refurbish St. Ann’s Bay Hospital Male Surgical Ward New York, NY (Jan. 2, 2017) – The American Friends of Jamaica, Inc. (AFJ) in collaboration with the North East Regional Health Authority (NEHRA) commenced refurbishment of the St. Ann’s Bay Hospital
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AFJ facilitates IRIE Foundation grant to Alpha Institute Music Program in Jamaica New York, NY (March 22, 2017) The Irie Foundation is pleased to announce its international support of the construction of a state-of-the-art DJ program in Kingston. Partnering with the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) and
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AFJ DEMONSTRATES COMMITMENT TO JAMAICA WITH U$470K (JA$60 MILLION) IN GRANTS NEW YORK, NY March 23, 2017 – The Board of Directors of the American Friends of Jamaica, Inc. (AFJ) will travel to Jamaica to preside over the annual official Grant Ceremony and a series of outreach
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