St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, May 10, 2023 – Liberty Foundation became a member of the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands’ Angels Network, with a $5,000 grant. Liberty Foundation is now one of the organization’s angels that gives wings to CFVI projects that improve the lives of USVI residents.
“This network directly contributes to the well-being of the Virgin Islands community and supports all we that do through our grants, programs and support for nonprofit organizations in the USVI,” said Bala Balakrishnan, general manager of Liberty VI. “Through this organization we can empower local nonprofits to continue doing their work to improve the lives of Virgin Islanders.”
CFVI Angels is the largest philanthropic network in the U.S. Virgin islands. Since 1999, the organization has provided $7.5 million in unrestricted funding from individual and business donors who donate $500 or more annually to CFVI.
“CFVI is honored to include Liberty Foundation as a member in our network of CFVI Angels. This donation from Liberty and other CFVI Angels directly contributes to the well-being of the Virgin Islands community and supports all that we do through our grants, programs and support for nonprofit organizations in the USVI,” said Dee Baecher-Brown, president of CFVI.
Liberty Foundation awarded over $100,000 in grants to CFVI throughout 2021 and 2022 to help fund a variety of community initiatives that support childcare, education, and environmental protection in the USVI.
Founded in 1990, CFVI serves donors and nonprofit organizations in the Virgin Islands that work to ensure quality of life for USVI’s most vulnerable communities. CFVI seeks to do this by building a collection of permanent funds that can award grants to organizations and programs that enhance the educational, physical, social, cultural, and environmental well-being of the people of the USVI.