Partners

The Cultural Development Foundation’s (CDF) work is made possible through a combination of program-related earned income, private and government grants, corporate giving, and individual philanthropy. We are grateful to everyone who has supported our work. Below are current and recent grantors whose significant contributions have helped CDF thrive.


 

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POWER OF CARING

LUCELEC cares. That theme resonates in our mission statement, vision, corporate values and our operations.

LUCELEC cares about providing affordable energy and services that are safe, reliable, and environmentally responsible. We care about meeting the expectations of our shareholders and employees while being a catalyst for social and economic development in Saint Lucia. We care about being a world-class provider of energy and other services.

Investing in people has always been a fundamental aspect of LUCELEC’s way of doing business because caring has the potential to turn lives around. Whether it’s our sta – current or retired – our contractors, our customers, our communities, our young people or our children, LUCELEC cares about being a powerful partner in providing people with opportunities to achieve excellence in performance – to change their lives.

Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community. That’s why through our operations, services and various philanthropic and sponsorship initiatives, we’re energizing lives at home, in the classroom, on the playground, in business, in sports, arts, culture, health care, and in communities.

LUCELEC cares because we believe our success is inextricably linked to the success of our customers and the country. And we recognise that as the sole commercial generator and distributor of electricity in Saint Lucia, LUCELEC has the power to care. In exercising that power to care we are powering a nation, energizing lives, and empowering the future.

We do this not because we have to but because we want to. That’s the power of caring!

OUR COMMUNITY

Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community. LUCELEC is proud, therefore, to bring people together through its power of caring that supports community initiatives, large and small, around the island.

From Independence Day celebrations in Fond St. Jacques to talent shows in Saltibus, from Nobel Laureate Week activities in Micoud to Christmas parties for underprivileged children in Roseau and Ti Colon/Barre St. Joseph, LUCELEC’s Power of Caring is being felt in every nook and cranny of St. Lucia.

We supported the Canaries Community Club’s first Academic Awards Ceremony in Canaries to celebrate academic excellence to inspire young people to achieve. We provided uniforms for a football development programme for Under-15 & Under-21 teams in Mon Repos. We assisted the Challengers Sports & Cultural Club from Soufriere in getting to Antigua for the Warriors Cup Football Tournament in which they emerged champions.

The extension of the power supply to the Goodwill Fishermen Cooperative Society Limited in Vieux Fort, the painting of the Dennery Bus Shelter, the sponsorship of the Community Nursing Service’s Health Centre Attendant Biannual Conference, and support for the St. Lucia National Trust’s Youth Environment Forum (YEF), are other examples of how far and wide LUCELEC’s Power of Caring extended in 2009. Find out more about LUCELEC by clicking on the link below:

http://www.lucelec.com/content/lucelec-trust


 

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As a leader in Saint Lucia’s financial services sector, ECFH takes its philanthropic duty to the communities in which we serve very seriously. The Group has a Corporate Social Responsibility Policy guided by a philosophy which encompasses a perspective driven by the core values, which promotes youth development through education, the arts, sport and culture; protection and conservation of the environment as well as encouraging community development.

Our aim is ensure that we contribute positively to the economic and social development of Saint Lucia. Thus, we have embarked on a series of programmes guided by our Corporate Social Responsibility Policy entitled “Enriching Lives”. This policy is the blueprint for a structured approach towards the development of our people. The ECFH Corporate Social Responsibility Policy has several areas of focus:

  • People Development and Stakeholder Relations
  • Enterprise and Economic Development
  • Youth Development
  • Community-based Initiatives
  • Adult Literacy
  • Health and Wellness Promotion
  • Education and Leadership Development
  • Natural Disaster Relief
  • Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development
  • Staff Volunteerism

Find out more about ECFH by clicking on the link below:

https://www.ecfh.com/corporate-social-responsibility


 

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We’re a fresh approach to telecommunications for the Caribbean. And we stand on a single principle. A promise that we’ll use our international credentials to bring the best technologies to the region and build products and services that make Caribbean people’s lives better; and a promise that we’ll deliver the best service and the best communication solutions across the board – from landline to mobile and from broadband to TV and entertainment.

Our Mission

To understand and deliver to our Governments, Businesses, and Families

Our Vision

Always working to improve life in the Caribbean

Our Promise

Building, connecting and serving our communities

From standing at the centre of recovery efforts during times of national emergency to investing more than US$5million into major carnivals, which celebrate culture, music, dance and Caribbeanness, LIME works tirelessly to make things better for Caribbean communities. Our LIME Green campaign will reduce our carbon footprint and we’ll make sure every child in every one of our markets has access to a computer with an Internet connection, so they have access to a world of education.

We believe that the Caribbean deserves a better place, better for our customers, better for our colleagues and better for the communities that we serve. Find out more about LIME by clicking on the link below:

http://www.lime.com/lc/about.jsp?content=company-profile


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The Dolor Factor Live is different from any talk show in St Lucia. Its tagline is: “intelligent talk providing solutions.” DFL is produced and hosted by Delia Dolor, Managing Editor of SHE Caribbean magazine and a BBC trained journalist/presenter. It is the only show in St. Lucia where all aspects of life and living are discussed with no reservations, be it myth, sex, relationships, health, religion, education, culture, communications.

Known for its knowledgeable and experienced guests, the show is a conversation piece that continues way after the credit rolls. Viewers using live stream regularly participate in the show from as far as the UK, Canada, USA and Australia as well as local viewers who call, text, email and even BlackBerry message to participate. Find out more about DOLOR FACTOR by clicking on the link below:

http://www.dolorfactorlive.com/


MandCTraditional Values, New Horizons

The M&C Group of Companies, a subsidiary of Goddard Enterprises Limited, has been operating in Saint Lucia for 150 years. Our business portfolio is diverse and includes retail, distribution, shipping and insurance. With a staff of over five hundred combined with our length of service, the company has developed a reputation for stability and has created a solid base from which it has expanded into new territories and partnerships.

Goddard Enterprises Limited also owns other companies in St Lucia and M&C Group of Companies’ sister companies are in the following sectors: Catering, Import Distribution & Marketing, Manufacturing & Services and Corporate & Financial Services and employs in total over 1200 people in St Lucia. Find out more about M&C GROUP OF COMPANIES by clicking on the link below:

http://mandcgroup.com/

 

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