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CFVI Announces Availability of 2007 Mini-Grants


Feb. 3, 2007 – The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands invites individuals and community organizations to apply for the 2007 Mini-Grant Program. The foundation awards mini-grants to innovative programs that respond to the needs of children and families in the U.S.V.I. Now in its 11th year, the mini-grant program has provided more than a quarter million dollars in grants to approximately 430 community organizations and individuals, according to CFVI's president, Dee Baecher-Brown.
This year the mini-grant program will award up to $35,000. Individual awards range from $250 to $1,000. Any private group (i.e. school class or club, sports team, alumni group, etc.) or individual in the U.S.V.I. may submit an application for the program. Proposals will also be accepted from established non-profit organizations.
The mini-grants support innovative programs that enhance the educational, physical, social, cultural, and environmental well-being of children, youth and families in the V.I.
Applications must be postmarked or faxed by Friday, March 9. They are available on CFVI's Web site: www.cfvi.net, by calling CFVI at 774-6031, or at: CFVI Office, Royal Dane Mall, Suite 2 C, upstairs; The Draughting Shaft or Havensight Mall, on St. Thomas.
Lutheran Social Services, 24-27 Hospital Street, Frederiksted; Seaborne Terminal, Christiansted, on St. Croix (please ask for Jenelle Connor).
Connections, Cruz Bay, on St. John.


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