IFOB is accepting Grant Applications for projects focused on Education, the Environment, or Health in 2012.
Amount: up to $1000 USD per project
Application deadline: September 30, 2011
Award details: Grants will cover project costs up to $1000 USD for projects that benefit Belizean communities in the areas of education, the environment, and health. IFOB funds cannot be used for lobbying, salary, subcontractor salary, or other direct benefits to individuals.
IFOB began giving out grants to community-based projects in Belize in 2006 and is proud to have assisted local groups in the improvement of communities across Belize. Past projects include:
- UNIBAM – HIV/Reproductive Health Education Program (3 Districts)
- Plenty Belize: Seed Bank Project (Toledo)
- San Juan Bosco RC School: Reading is Fun Program
- Sacred Heart Environmental Club: River Clean-Up Project (Cayo)
- San Jose Succotz: Completion of library and health center (Stann Creek)
- University of Belize: Recycling Art and Education Program (Belmopan)
- San Marcos Community Center: Addition of running water facilities (Toledo)
- Caye Caulker Youth Environmental Club: Marine Mural Project (Caye Caulker)
- Hummingbird Primary School: Chess Club (Belize City)
- Our Lady of Guadalupe School: Music Program (Belmopan)
- Arenal Village Council: Riverbed restoration (Cayo)
- Sarteneja Fishermen’s Cooperative: Environmental education for children of fishermen (Corozal)
IFOB is committed to improving the education, health, and environment of Belizean communities through educational scholarships and small project grants.