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
NEWS & EVENTS
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 2016, The AFJ presented twenty-one (21) grants to groups and organizations dedicated to Jamaica’s development.
On April 20, 2015, the AFJ presented thirty-‐three grants and scholarships to organizations in Jamaica to support education, health and other forms of social development.
On April 20th, during the annual Official Grant Ceremony at US Embassy Kingston, the AFJ presented thirty-‐three grants to groups and organizations dedicated to Jamaica’s development.
Each year,the AFJ funds four scholarships at the University of the West Indies.
In 2015, Directors of the AFJ visited two of our thirty-‐three 2014-‐2015 grantees: Promise Learning Center & Alpha School for Boys.
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.