Special Olympics Jamaica welcomes VM Foundation’s support

VM Foundation & Chief Executive Officer Samantha Charles (right) presents a symbolic cheque to Special Olympics Jamaica (SOJ) swimmers (in pool, from left) Andrew Bartholomew, Andrew McIntosh, Tasheanna Bailey and Kadian Ingleton; and (background, from left) SOJ Executive Director Coleridge Howell and swim coaches Marissa Hayman, Alecia Newman Walsh and Brittany Williams at the University […]

VM Foundation, USAID impact youth in vulnerable communities through crime prevention and entrepreneurship project

  THE VM Foundation has partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Local Partner Development (LPD) programme, to execute a crime prevention and entrepreneurship training programme for youth in vulnerable communities in Kingston. The programme, dubbed Project IMPACT, engages 15 individuals in entrepreneurship and business development training, conflict resolution and […]

VM Foundation expands Under 13 Football Competition with UpLift Programme for student-athletes, coaches

Partnership with Project Gold and We Imagine, merges leadership, football and financial education The VM Foundation, through its UpLift programme, recently conducted a series of personal and professional development sessions in football skills-training, financial planning and leadership workshops for Under-13 student-footballers and their coaches. The sessions were held in partnership with Project Gold and We […]

VM Foundation, Jamaica Library Service Reigniting a Nation’s Language and Financial Literacy

The VM Foundation has contributed one million dollars ($1,000,000) in support of the Jamaica Library Service’s (JLS) flagship programme, the National Reading Competition. The donation, which was made at a symbolic handover and contract signing ceremony held recently, represents a new partnership between the two entities aimed at amping up the island-wide promotion of literacy […]


St. Jago Park Health Centre to benefit from upgraded equipment, wellness and education programme Kingston, Jamaica: The VM Foundation has officially renewed its partnership with the Ministry of Health & Wellness’ Adopt-a-Clinic Programme with a $4.5 million commitment to the St. Jago Park Health Centre in St Catherine for the provision of well-needed medical equipment. […]

VM Foundation launches mentorship programme for scholarship awardees

The VM Foundation has partnered with the MultiCare Youth Foundation to launch a mentorship programme for scholarship recipients, starting with over 50 students between the ages of 13 and 24 in the 2021 cohort of the VM Foundation’s scholarship programme.  The mentorship programme, which pairs awardees with VM Group team members, will see mentees receiving […]

NLPB, VM Foundation gift Clifton Boys’ Home $750K

The National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB) Committee, in collaboration with the VM Foundation, on Tuesday (March 1) handed over $750,000 to the Clifton Boy’s Home towards its Education Intervention Project, aimed at helping wards experiencing academic decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds, handed over during a ceremony at the VM Group’s Half-Way Tree […]

VMIL, UWIDEF launch scholarship programme

For Immediate Release Thursday, October 7, 2021 KINGSTON, Jamaica – VM Investments Limited (VMIL), in collaboration with the VM Foundation, have partnered with the University of the West Indies Development and Endowment Fund (UWIDEF) to launch a scholarship programme for UWI students pursuing a degree in Business, Management, Data Analytics/Data Science and Economics.  The scholarship, […]

VM Foundation supports UHWI field hospitals

For Immediate Release October 5, 2021 KINGSTON, Jamaica – VM Foundation, which contributed US$12,000 ($1.75 million) towards the completion of the new University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) field hospital, is commending the entity and private sector partners for the completion of the 40-bed facility to care for COVID-19 patients.  The field hospital, equipped […]