Taking care of our own

The Foundation responds to special needs and emergencies, working with several community based organizations and agencies to spearhead a special humanitarian effort that did aid Jamaica during ravages of Hurricane Gilbert in 1988, and is poised to assist other needs More...

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The West Indian Foundation also provides a strong link into the community in the Hartford area, including programs for our children and adults, community outreach and development projects, supporting the lifeline of vital services, summer enrichment, carnivals, parades and celebration of events uniquely West Indian More...


Welcome to the West Indian Foundation, Inc.

The West Indian Foundation, Inc. was founded by the West Indian Social Club of Hartford, Inc. to serve as the central focus of West Indian cultural, social and educational activities in the Metro Hartford community. West Indians include peoples native to the Independent Nations of the Caribbean islands of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, St. Christopher, St. Vincent, the Republic of Guyana, The Bahamas, Barbuda, Dominica, Antigua, Belize, Suriname, St. Lucia, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis as well as Jamaica.


West Indian Population in the Hartford Area

The West Indian population presently is estimated at over 70,000 in the Metro Hartford area, The Foundation is dedicated to preserving the identity, history, the unique cultural heritage and to educate the community at large in these traditions.

To that aim, the Foundation has produced a wide variety of programs, activities and services.

Annual Golf Tournament - June 24, 2016

Press Release

The West Indian Foundation, Inc will host its 15th Annual Golf Tournament on June 24, 2016 at the Wintonbury Hills Golf Course in Bloomfield, Connecticut.  Registration deadline:  Friday, June 17, 2016. See more details in the brochure.  Click the Donate button below to register.

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