active projects
November 2021


IAF investment


people benefiting

Projects in Belize

ordered by most recently awarded



Humana People to People Belize (HPPBZ) is working with community groups in Stann Creek and Toledo districts of Belize to expand income generation opportunities, increase access to services, engage underrepresented groups such as youth and women to lead community initiatives, and strengthen overall community awareness of gender equality, nutrition, hygiene, and natural resource management.

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The Sarteneja Alliance for Conservation and Development (SACD) will work with organized groups in Sarteneja in northern Belize to adopt a sustainable fishery model to recover fish stocks through structuring and regulating local fishing.

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2021 – Love Foundation

Love Foundation (LF) works closely with three Belize City neighborhoods to convert vacant lots into community hubs for small businesses, community gardens, and academic enrichment, where young people can connect to mentors and tutors. LF also trains young people and the adults in their lives to reduce violence. 

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2020 – BEST

Belize Enterprise for Sustainable Technology (BEST) will work closely with YMCA Belize City to offer enterprise development training, leadership training, and capital to small businesses to increase families’ incomes in high-risk neighborhoods and prepare them to operate in the formal economy.

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2019 – YCT

Ya’axche’ Conservation Trust (YCT) is promoting best practices in sustainable forest management by involving local communities in capturing, analyzing, and sharing data on biodiversity on their farms.

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2019 – OC

Our Circle (OC) manages the first full-service Resource Center in Belize, where marginalized communities can safely access counseling, services, education, and networking opportunities and raise awareness of their rights among their peers and the general public.

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Staff working with projects in Belize