About Us

OUR VISION

Our vision is that Jamaicans, wherever they may be, are able to achieve their fullest potential

OUR MISSION

The JN Foundation works with internal and external partners to identify, develop and provide technical and financial support to projects and programmes that focus on issues relating to rural development, health, housing, education, youth, community, crime and safety.

BACKGROUND

The JN Foundation was established in 1990 as the charitable arm of the Jamaica National Group (JN Group). Our mandate is to manage and execute the philanthropic efforts of the Society, and contribute to the developmental needs of Jamaica. Built on the concept of mutuality, JN Foundation gives back to the Jamaican people and communities across the island, by providing financial and technical support to projects and programmes both at the community and at the national level.

OUR VALUES

The Foundation represents the main arm of the JN Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility initiative. Through the strategic support of projects and programmes that contribute to national development, working at the community and national levels, the Foundation is able to impact on the Jamaican landscape in a positive and sustainable way.

THE FOUNDATION'S LONG-TERM OBJECTIVES

  • Increase employment readiness and self-sufficency through skills & personal development;
  • Improve the educational achievement of students;
  • Enhance the health and safety of all Jamaicans; and
  • Strengthen social connectedness in order to support social empowerment.

OUR MANTRA

INNOVATING, INSPIRING, IMPACTING.

LEADING WITH ACT!ON!

We believe in more action, less talk. We work to have a positive impact on the lives of communities through partnerships with JN Group subsidiaries, NGOs, international aid agencies, local funders and other private sector organisations. We have a reputation as an innovative developmental agency.

The Source Action Jamaica Financial Literacy
iSupport Jamaica JAA Junior Club Membership Advisory Council
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