Strategic Grantmaking: Collecting Data and Building Models
For more than 15 years, St. Croix Foundation has been building a portfolio of targeted educational grants and scholarships that focus on literacy, teacher innovation, and professional development. Our grantmaking serves to complement our advocacy and research while providing support to teachers and students for direct impact. Read more about our Grants and Scholarships here and contact the Foundation directly for more information on how to apply.
The Patrick and Amelia Williams Opportunity Fund
The Patrick and Amelia Williams Opportunity Fund was established in the spring of 2018 and opened its first scholarship cycle on May 1, 2018. In its first round, the Patrick and Amelia Williams Opportunity Fund granted over $10,000 in scholarships, ranging from $1000 to $5000, to three St. Croix students pursuing degrees in criminal science, nursing, and the culinary arts. Students will be attending colleges in Florida, Texas, as well as the University of the Virgin Islands.
The Patrick and Amelia Williams Opportunity Fund will reopen May 1, 2019, and the Foundation encourages students to learn more in advance to ensure a successful application.
Please contact the Foundation directly for more information at 340.773.9898.
The Patrick and Amelia Williams Opportunity Fund was established by Junior Gaspard in honor of his grandparents, Patrick and Amelia Williams, whose work ethic, determination, and expectation of excellence led to educational opportunities for multiple generations.