2017 Year In Review

There is a certain level of nostalgia that is triggered when we draw closer to the end of a year that evokes so many emotions. At TT NGO News this is the time of the year that we look back on the highlights, analyze missteps and renew our dedication to the New Year ahead.

This is an exercise that we encourage NGOs to adopt as looking back helps to charter a new and more effective way forward. This year, we were honored to be able to continue our mandate to cover non-profit news and share information on local funding opportunities, employment in the local non-profit sector with NGOs in Trinidad and Tobago.

Some of our 2017 highlights include:

Our 2017 NGO Professionals Seminar

We were excited to have so many NGO’s benefit from this year’s conference focused on Social Entrepreneurship. Here is a recap of the events of that day http://bit.ly/2sxNQVk and relive some memories in our photo album http://bit.ly/2rAGprZ


It was our fifth year for the JB Fernandes Award for NGO Excellence. We were pleased to present this prestigious Award to the Caribbean Kids and Families Therapy Organization (CKFTO) as they demonstrated a national model of excellence, improving their communities and utilizing best practices in non-profit management. Read more about their journey here http://bit.ly/2thck5v


We provided FREE training for civil society organizations aimed at equipping NGO’s with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to successfully and effectively pursue their social mission. Read more here http://bit.ly/2w3lz8C We hosted engaging workshops on topics such as Social Media Management, Financial Reporting and Accounting for NGO’s and Assessing Funding in the Local and International Markets.


On behalf of the management and staff of the TT NGO News, we would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for allowing us to be part of your NGO’s journey.

As we look forward to 2018 we renew our commitment to continue to serve and support NGO’s in the pursuit of their social mission and remain open to NGO collaboration, sharing, and innovation.

Should you have any suggestions for how we can continue to serve NGO’s we encourage you to email your suggestions to info@ttngonews.com.

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