What is The Ayiti Community Trust?
The Ayiti Community Trust, is a 501(c)3 grant-making foundation building a permanent endowment to fund the best solutions to Haiti’s challenges. Short-term relief efforts do not meaningfully change the conditions that impede progress in the country. Long-term sources of funding are essential to alleviate poverty, inspire engaged citizens and take care of the environment. Incorporated in Florida, The Ayiti Community Trust operates in partnership with The Miami Foundation.
How Is The Ayiti Community Trust Different?
The Ayiti Community Trust offers a centralized hub for Haiti’s community, including Haitians (in the country and in the diaspora) and friends of Haiti joining together to support Haitian-led organizations as they improve livelihoods, protect the environment, and encourage a sense of responsibility for the community. ACT is unique because it is:
How Will it Work?
The Ayiti Community Trust builds an endowment by soliciting individual and corporate donors. The funds raised will be managed to provide returns and income that support this work in Haiti. ACT donor funds are deposited in The Miami Foundation with its long history of serving as a fiscal sponsor for tax-exempt organizations.