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CFVI Reminds the Public of Approaching Deadlines for a Number of Mini-Grant and Scholarship Programs


· The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) reminds the public that the deadline for its 2011 Mini-Grant Program is Thursday, March 10. The Mini-Grant program was established by CFVI to offer support to school based groups, community organizations, non-profit groups and individuals who propose innovative programs that support the mission of CFVI which is to enhance educational, cultural, social, physical, and the environmental well-being of children, youth and families in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
· The deadline for the Summer Enrichment Scholarships is Tuesday, March 15. Windward Capital at CFVI provides scholarships to students seeking to attend academically rigorous summer enrichment programs at stateside institutions of higher learning. Since 2004, the CFVI has awarded more than $270,000 in scholarships to high school students in the territory.
· Friday, March 18 is the deadline for submitting applications for the 2011 Undergraduate Academic Scholarships, GERS Academic Scholarships, and Graduate Academic Scholarship applications.
Interested parties may go to the Web site at www.cfvi.net under the grants section to download the mini-grant application and under the scholarship section to download one of the scholarship applications. Application forms may also be obtained by sending a request to [email protected] or [email protected]. Hard copies of the application can be picked up at the following locations:
  • St. Thomas:
CFVI Office, Royal Dane Mall, Suite 2 C, Upstairs;
The Family Connection Center, Vitraco Mall Bldg. 1 Bay 4A
§ St. Croix:
Chamber of Commerce, 3009 Orange Grove, Suite 12
  • St. John:
Connections, Cruz Bay
CFVI was established in 1990. The foundation has more than 100 named funds and scholarships created by individuals and businesses to support educational, environmental, social and cultural initiatives in the Virgin Islands.


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