December 5, 2020

Cayman Islands Government supports Red Cross Appeal for Funding

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of its ongoing commitment to promote a safer and more resilient country, Government has announced its plan to support the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) in its appeal for funding to ensure the continuity of the organisation’s critical services to the community. In July 2018 the CIRC officially launched the […]

Cayman Islands Red Cross forges ahead with Hurricane Shelter renovations

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20th November 2018 Grand Cayman: In August 2018, the Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) launched its biggest one-time capital campaign to date: “Shelter from the Storm”, the campaign which aims to renovate and refurbish its Hurricane Shelter and Headquarters. The CIRC is currently in the midst of the first phase of renovations, made possible thanks […]

Cayman Brac Cert Training 19th – 23rd March

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Hazard Management (HMCI) and the Red Cross (CIRC) will commence Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training in Cayman Brac on March 19th. Residents can sign up for the 5 day course for either the morning or evening sessions. The training is free and food and refreshments will be provided. Group A from 9 am – […]

Cayman Islands Foundation announces 2014 grant recipient

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In 2014, the Cayman Islands Estella Scott-Roberts Foundation (ESRF), launched a new grant programme to provide funding to organisations for proposals that would contribute to the Foundation’s objectives and achieving its vision of gender equality and a life free of violence for all. The ESRF is pleased to announce that the Cayman Islands Red Cross […]

The Editor Speaks: Charities are again under the microscope

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Charity begins at home and home here in the Cayman Islands we have many charitable institutions. It is a good thing because without them the whole country and its citizens would be the poorer. The question is how many of our charitable institutions have been the subject of abuse and corruption? How much of the […]

Charities Bill, 2014 submitted for public consultation

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The Portfolio of Legal Affairs submits for public consultation the Charities Bill, 2014. The issue of the regulation of charities has been longstanding and there remains an urgent need to ensure that a proper legislative framework is in place which governs charitable activities and complies with the international obligations of the Cayman Islands. By way […]