The Foundation for Development Planning, Inc. was registered in the United States Virgin Islands in October 2010 as a non-profit corporation. The Foundation is classified as a public charity by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, and is granted exemption from Federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Foundation for Development Planning, Inc. (FDPI) was granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council in July 2021. View the FDPI’s ECOSOC profile.

The Mission of the Foundation is to “engage with relevant stakeholders to foster sustainable development in the Caribbean, integrating social, economic, and environmental dimensions.

The Foundation carries out sustainable development planning, research, and programs focused on Caribbean communities.  In addition to the development of appropriate tools and processes, the Foundation provides advice and technical assistance to organizations, communities, and governments throughout the independent and non-independent countries and territories of the Wider Caribbean Region.  The Foundation collaborates with organizations in the public, private, and civil society sectors, adding value to, and enhancing outcomes in, a range of local and regional initiatives.

The FDPI functions in a number of roles, ranging from information sharing to participation in collective impact processes.  The FDPI endeavors to become an Institution of Place in the Caribbean.  The FDPI defines an Institution of Place, as “an institution that serves as a steward of the communities and region in which it functions, a publicly engaged institution that plays an essential role in addressing issues of importance and facilitating the development of the communities and region it serves“.

Donations to the Foundation for Development Planning, Inc are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Tax ID Number: 66-0763692


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