Access to Small Grants

Character Day Bahamas offers small grants of up to $1,000 to support character development projects at local schools and youth programs. Projects must contribute to our mission by creating character development opportunities that help to build character and stimulate conversations about character development.

Applications will be evaluated on the follow criteria:

  • Innovation - projects that support character development in new and thoughtful ways.

  • Active engagement – projects that provide participants with learning opportunities that actively build character strengths.

  • Needs-based approach – projects that address the specific character strengthening needs of your organization.

  • Impact- projects with longer term activities that go beyond a single day.

How to Apply

  1. Sign up to host a Character Day Event at

  2. Download and complete the application form

  3. Email application to by October 15th, 2021.




Am I Eligible to Apply?

  • Are you planning a character-based event for a school, or youth organization in The Bahamas?

  • Does your idea meet the application criteria?

  • Did you sign up to host a Character Day Event?

Download the small grant application from. Refer to the assessment rubric to help you to develop your proposal. Return the completed form to Winners will be notified by October 31, 2021.

Grant recipients are required to submit a report by May 1st of the following year.


Small Grants Application

Assessment Rubric

Report Template

Past Small Grant Winners  


  • E. P. Roberts Primary School, New Providence: Virtual Character Building

  • Rolleville Primary School, Exuma: ‘Let your Light Shine’

  • The Bahamas National Drug Council: ‘Youth 2 Youth: Kindness Matters ‘


  • Bahamas National Trust Discovery Club: Five Star Forest Project

  • Full Life Outreach (FLO): Campus Beautification project

  • C.C. Sweeting Senior High School: Character through service


  • Sr. School Psychological Services, New Providence: ‘I am - Character Education for a Digital Lifestyle’

  • C. C Sweeting Senior High School, New Providence:Character Building Through Service

  • Club E2, Exuma: Social Responsibility & Random Acts of Kindness

  • Mangrove Bush Primary School, Long Island: We Care

Character Day Bahamas is hosted by the PACE Foundation with funding from the Templeton World Charity Foundation Inc.