To date, the Bernadette Francis Foundation has given US $29,000 in donations and contributions. We have awarded 111 recipients and helped establish a Women’s Tapioca Initiative in Dominica to spur sustainable economic activity and climate resilience. Our donations have helped students recover from hurricane Maria which was the worst natural disaster in Dominica’s recorded history. In addition to Dominica, our contributions have helped students in the United States, Grenada, St. Lucia, Zambia, Barbados and Cameroon. We are excited and eager to continue to assist students to overcome adversities and to achieve their goals through education. We are very aware that education not only impacts the child but also their families and communities.
Key Measurable Impacts
DELIVERED BACKPACKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO EIGHTY SCHOOL CHILDREN
AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS TO THIRTY-ONE SCHOOL STUDENTS
HELPED LAUNCH THE WOMEN'S TAPIOCA INITIATIVE
Thank you so much. I received the money this morning. I will surely ensure that she does her best in school. The money helps me so much in buying her a laptop for her online classes. Thank you again we do appreciate it.
Dear Ms. Vincia Francis,
I take this opportunity to thank you for the financial support you give to me. I express heartfelt thanks for the payment of my CXC subjects .I will continue to work hard and do my best.
I wish you a wonderful day.
Dominica Association of Tampa Bay
Ms. Vincia Francis,
We have received the donation from the Bernadette Francis Foundation, Inc. in the amount of US$600.00. On behalf of the Dominica Association of Tampa Bay Board & members, sincere thanks for your support. Your donation could not be timelier, as we are about to award our 2021 scholarships to students who are pursuing postsecondary degrees at colleges and universities in the United States.
In consideration of your support, we will be recognizing your valuable contribution at our upcoming Virtual Independence Gala on October 30, 2021, at 7p.m. when we celebrate Dominica’s 43rd Independence Anniversary.
May you continue to receive abundant blessings.
Dear Bernadette Francis Foundation Inc.
I am honored to have been selected as the recipient of the Bernadette Francis Foundation Scholarship of $1,300 for the upcoming semester. Thank you for your generous contribution. I am now able to receive an outstanding education and participate in stimulating extracurricular activities of Orion Academy. Attending Orion Academy has played an integral role in molding my personal character.
I am currently enrolled in my 4th year of high school. In addition to my academic pursuits, I actively participate in numerous sports clubs and the music club. After graduating from Orion Academy I plan on attending the Dominica State College (DSC) in order to obtain a degree as I plan to pursue a career in law.
The Bernadette Francis Foundation Scholarship and the opportunity to attend Orion Academy will be a great help to me in creating a solid foundation on which to build my future. Thank you again for the generous support.
To the Bernadette Francis Foundation, I am twelve year old M. W. Thank you again for taking the time out of your life to sponsor me. Your generosity will not go unappreciated. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks for choosing me.
Good day Miss Francis. I do hope that you are having a blessed evening.
Am very thankful for the assistant that I am receiving from the foundation and very much determined to do my very best this semester.
I am very grateful for this amazing opportunity that has been given to me by B.F.F. This foundation has given me hope to finally achieve the associates degree that I intend on acquiring.
Once again thank you and God Bless.
Dear Ms. Francis,
I wish through you, to thank the Bernadette Francis Foundation for assisting D. N. with her tuition, at the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in St. Lucia. I wish to acknowledge receipt of the US$350.00.
I am very grateful for this assistance, knowing that it will go a long way in assisting D. N. to fulfill her dream of attaining tertiary level education, so that she can be in a better position to assist her country, as well as her family.
Once again, many thanks.
Dear Ms. Vincia Francis,
I am sending my gratitude to you, for the financial support of a grant of $1,500.00 to assist me during my next school year that I received yesterday. I am sincerely honored to have been selected as the recipient of The Bernadette Francis Foundation.
Receiving this scholarship motivates me to work harder, maintain my GPA and complete my program. I promise to use this fund for my academic purpose only. I thank you for your confidence and willingness.
Thank you again for your thoughtful and generous gift.
Dear Bernadette Francis Foundation,
First, I would like to thank the committee for choosing me as a 2018 recipient. This blessing is helping make my dream of graduating college into a reality.
A portion of the funding will be used to purchase books for this current semester and the rest will be put towards tuition.
Attached to this email are receipts for the purchases.
Goals & Objectives
The goals and objectives of BFF is to continue to support school children such as Carmen, Sherris, Cornelia, and Shaulita to achieve their education goals. We have periodic checks with these school children and their parents to keep up with their progress. We believe that ongoing support is vital to get them across the finish line. We work with trusted sources on the ground in various countries to identify and verify the needs of these students.
Please donate to help us continue this important work of helping students in need to achieve their educational dreams. Thank you for your support.