Editorial | The Gap Between Research And Policy

Against the backdrop of the usual noise associated with political campaigns, a serious message may have been missed this week when the GraceKennedy Foundation renewed its commitment to research work at the University of the West Indies. The foundation funds research activities through the Carlton Alexander Chair in Management Studies and the James Moss-Solomon Chair… Continue reading Editorial | The Gap Between Research And Policy

GraceKennedy Foundation Renews $11m Funding For Research

The GraceKennedy Foundation has renewed funding for the Carlton S. Alexander Chair in Management Studies and the James Moss-Solomon Senior Chair in Environmental Management at the University of the West Indies (UWI). The Chairs are respectively held by Professor Ian Boxill, who has been in the post since 2010, and Professor Mona Webber, who was… Continue reading GraceKennedy Foundation Renews $11m Funding For Research

Digicel Foundation Helps Tots

The institution was chosen by Meshae Caple, a member of the Jamaican diaspora living in Chicago, Illinois, who won the foundation’s Build Back Yard Competition. As the winner, Caple selected the Hanover-based institution to receive $190,000 to support their activities. Source: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20161117/digicel-foundation-helps-tots

MYERS, FLETCHER & GORDON SUPPORTS HAITI RELIEF

The Myers, Fletcher & Gordon family responded to Food For The Poor’s call for assistance to Haiti in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew by handing over a cheque for $300,000 and numerous canned items on November 7 at its downtown Kingston law office. Peter Goldson, the firm’s managing partner, said emphatically, “Having been spared what… Continue reading MYERS, FLETCHER & GORDON SUPPORTS HAITI RELIEF

GOOD COMES FROM FLANKER

Inner-city youth balances work & study, earns bursary Odain Murray collects his University of the West Indies Development and Endowment Fund (UWIDEF) bursary cheque from Margarita Morris, administrator and data officer, UWIDEF. Final year student of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Mona, and UWI Development and Endowment Fund (UWIDEF) bursary recipient Odain… Continue reading GOOD COMES FROM FLANKER

PwC donates to Haiti

David Mair (second left), executive director of Food For The Poor, accepts a $250,000 cheque from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) team members (from left) Leighton McKnight, Peter Williams, Recardo Nathan, Gali Moore, Damion Dodd, Rochelle Samuels, Shantel Biggs, Wendy Patrickson, Samantha Morris and Paul Cobourne. The cheque was donated to the organisation during a handover ceremony yesterday at… Continue reading PwC donates to Haiti