Grants

Grant-making to Haitian-led innovations in Ayiti

ACT is a grant-making community foundation registered in Ayiti and the US. We offer organizations an opportunity to share in our commitment to Ayiti's development by making grants to programs that are leading innovations in one or more of the three pillars of civic education, environment, and entrepreneurship.

Current Grantees

Soldarité Haitienne Pour Le Dévelopement De Kenscoff (SOHADERK)

Coopérative des Acteurs de Pêche d'Environnement et d'élevage (CAPEELAG)

Basketball pou Ankadre Lajenès (BAL)

Action Toward Initiatives and Volunteering for Education in Haiti (ACTIVEH)

Past Grantees

Grant Guidelines

Applicants must be organizations registered in Ayiti, led by Haitians, and whose missions and programs focus on one or more of ACT’s interconnected pillars of environment, entrepreneurship, and civic education.

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Status

PROPOSALS UNDER REVIEW

Award Range

Grant Request For Application

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TARGET BENEFICIARIES

Preference will be given to organizations that:

  • Articulate root causes and how the intervention impacts them.
  • Integrate more than one content area (environment, entrepreneurship, civic education) in proposed program/project.
PLANNED USAGE OF FUNDS

Funds should be used for the following purposes:

  • Start-up of a program with a promising new approach
  • Capital – Building, equipment, or materials
  • Operating capital for scale-up of a proven concept/project
  • General Operating Support
  • Capacity-Building and Technical Assistance
  • Reasonable indirect costs for program/project implementation
MANAGEMENT TEAM

Preference will be given to Haitian-led organizations based in Ayiti, e.g., a majority of the board and executive leadership is Haitian. Exceptions may be made for organizations that have a track record of empowering Haitians as change agents.

POTENTIAL FOR SCALE

Preference will be given to organizations that have:

  • Organizational capacity including sustainability of other funding sources and ability to collaborate with other partners including government
  • A track record of making an impact in ACT’s focus areas and where a grant from ACT would make a significant difference
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Preference will be given to organizations that request grants that do not exceed 50% of their overall budget.

PAST IMPACT EVALUATION

Preference will be given to organizations that have a track record of sustainable and measurable outcomes.

IMPACT MONITORING & EVALUATION

Preference will be given to organizations that have a scope of impact demonstrated by measurable outcomes (e.g., numbers of people served/impacted or geographic scope). 

How To Apply

Ayiti Community Trust collaborates with Papyrus S.A. to select high-impact organizations in Ayiti. Grant proposal submissions are accepted by invitation only.

Application Process

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Contact Us

+1(888) 814-1804

+1(305) 901-1814

Ayiti Community Trust
685 NE 126th Street
North Miami, FL 33161