27 Sep
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH

The Board of Directors of the Lyford Cay Foundations announce the launch of an executive search to fill the position of Executive Director, Lyford Cay Foundations. We applaud the work and contributions of our current Executive Director, Felicity Humblestone, who will be transitioning out of this role on December 31, 2020. Felicity joined our team…

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17 Aug
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Lyford Cay Foundations Grants $1,500,000 to Food Aid

Recognizing the enormous and unprecedented needs of The Bahamas at this time, Lyford Cay Foundations on Monday 17 August,  announced a commitment of $1,500,000 in grant funding for food aid to the Bahamian community. This aid will be disbursed in equal tranches starting this month until the end of the year. Since the beginning of…

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17 Apr
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COVID19 Response from Lyford Cay Foundations

  17 April 2020     Lyford Cay Foundations is deeply concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world, particularly on The Bahamas. To this end, we have pledged $200,000 in immediate aid for vulnerable communities affected by the COVID-19 lockdown and have disbursed $50,000 to date to the Salvation Army and…

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22 Jan
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Lyford Cay Foundations Names Executive Director and Focuses On The Future

Lyford Cay Scholar is new leader at the Foundations! (Nassau, Bahamas) — Empowering future Bahamian leaders while providing innovative solutions through access to education has been a hallmark of the Lyford Cay Foundations.  Now, for the first time in its nearly 50-year history, the Foundations are proud to announce that an alumna from its Scholarships…

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09 Jan
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The Perfect Fit: Finding The Best College for You

Imagine it.  From across the store you spot the best looking pair of shoes you’ve ever seen. Since they’re the last pair left on the shelf, you dash over to grab them.  But you quickly realize there’s a problem – they’re two sizes too small.  After lots of toe wiggling and shoe tugging, you’re faced…

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19 Dec
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Creating The Next Generation Of Problem Solvers

Technical and Vocational Education also involves transferable skills through academic study, as the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute explains . . . A huge part of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) involves academics that focus on being innovative and solving problems. Simply put: TVET is not solely hands on. The very nature of TVET…

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12 Dec
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Succeeding at UB, what does it take?

Le’Andra Mackey’s determination to become a medical doctor, specializing in anesthesiology, remains resolute. That determination is demonstrated by her fervent studies to maintain a 3.5 GPA in her biology and chemistry classes.  Just like an anesthesiologist constantly monitoring blood flow, breath and the heartbeat of a patient undergoing surgery, Mackey’s current rhythm of classes, rigorous…

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05 Dec
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Preparation: The Key to Unlocking Success in College and Beyond

Over the past few weeks, you’ve seen a reoccurring theme: The world we live in today is competitive and college is the edge that enables you to compete and succeed.  Simply put, achieving your career goals requires some form of education or training beyond high school. At the Lyford Cay Foundations, we’ve found that with…

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