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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 Sign up today

  2. Download and complete the application form

  3. Email application to by October 15th.






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 31st.

Grant recipients are required to submit a report by May 31st.


Small Grants Application

Assessment Rubric

Report Template

Past Small Grant Winners  


  • A F Adderley Jr High - Planting Seeds, Reaping Love

  • Ardastra Gardens Green Club - It’s All About the Love

  • Behring Point Primary - A Splash of Love to Show we Care

  • Centreville Primary School - Disability: Compassion in Action, Dollars for the Disabled

  • Doris Johnson Sr. High Book Club - Book Writing & Publishing

  • Exuma Community Band - Thanksgiving through Music

  • George Town Primary & L N Coakley High School - Character Day Pep Rally & Together we Can Project

  • Hope Town Primary School - Preserving the Legacy of Bahamian Edible and Herbal Plants

  • Lewis Yard Primary & The Beacon School - The Pantry Program

  • Lowe Sound Primary School - A Labour of Love

  • North Eleuthera High School - The Power of Love

  • San Salvador Central High School - The Love Revolution: Character Growth at SSCHS

  • Self-Starters Shell Craft Club - SC McPherson Self Shellers

  • Stapeldon School - We Can

  • Willard Patton Preschool - We Care About Families


  • Every Child Counts, Abaco - Community Fruit Trees

  • Freeport Primary, Grand Bahama - Project Hygiene: Body Image, Self Image, Self Esteem

  • Journeys, New Providence - Healing Through Writing

  • St. Francis de Sales, Abaco - Plants for Your Heart

  • Willard Patton Preschool, New Providence - Together our Lights will Shine Brighter

  • Clara Evans Primary, Andros - Let Your Light Shine: Literacy, Numeracy, Food Drive, School Garden

  • E P Roberts Primary, New Providence - Proud to Be

  • Inspired By, New Providence - Self Awareness, Health, Education, Spirituality, My Responsibility

  • Centerville Primary, New Providence - Gratitude

  • Doris Johnson Senior High, New Providence - Guiding Light

  • T Bird Flyers, New Providence - Flyers that Soar

  • Grants Town Northern Stars Pathfinder Club, New Providence - Antibullying, Self-Defense Training, Community Giveaways


  • Boost Educational Services - Peer Tutoring for Under-Privileged Children

  • Catholic Board of Education - We Are Young, We Are Responsible

  • Centerville Primary School - Caring & Respect

  • Clara Evans Primary School - Growing Character

  • Journeys International - …because we care

  • Chosen Generation Youth Ministry - Fostering Leadership in Ministry

  • Kiwanis Club of Central Abaco - Creating a Kiwanis Garden. Planting Fruit bearing Trees and a garden for youths to maintain along with a play area.

  • Lewis Yard Primary School - “Packed with Love!” & “Special Kits for Special Kids”

  • R. M. Bailey Senior High School - Pacer’s Sanitary Closet

  • School Psychological Services Unit- Spare it & Share it: Paying it Forward 2021

  • TBird Flyers Track Club - Character Begins with Flyers

  • T.G. Glover Primary School - Most Improved Character Check (M.I.C. Check) Character Education Initiative

  • Trinity Christian Schools - I Am the Reason

  • Uriah McPhee Primary School - A Puppet Show. “A Creative Expression, Exploring Humanity”


  • 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.

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