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CFVI 2008 Mini-Grant Applications Are Now Available

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Feb. 16, 2008 – The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands invites individuals and community organizations to apply for their 2008 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 12th year, the program has provided approximately $300,000 in grants to over 500 community organizations and individuals, according to a press release from CFVI's president, Dee Baecher-Brown.
This year, it will award up to $25,000 in grants. 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 V.I. may submit an application for a mini-grant. Proposals will also be accepted from established non-profit organizations.
CFVI 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 Tuesday, April 1. They are available on CFVI's Web site: www.cfvi.net, by calling CFVI at 774-6031, or can be picked up at Connections, Cruz Bay, St. John.

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