Diaspora organizations


A diaspora (from Greek διασπορά, “scattering, dispersion”)[1] is a scattered population with a common origin in a smaller geographic area.   The Caribbean Diaspora comprises of persons who are Caribbean born or are of Caribbean parentage, but they now reside outside of the Caribbean. Major Diaspora population centres include London, New York, Toronto, and Boston.


key Issues of these organizations include:

  • Securing grants,
  • Finding partners 
  • Getting assess to work with governments
  • Developing  an identity for themselves as an integral part of the development landscape



Diaspora Dashboard–   DiasporaDashboard.com is the first online interactive destination platform exclusively for the Caribbean diaspora as a single community. It is your guide to all things local in and around the Caribbean diaspora in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. It provides vital information about family, immigration, business, finance, lifestyle, and more, as well as news from the region and ways to connect back home. The core values behind Diasporadashboard.com are that the Caribbean diaspora’s shared regional and cultural identity is its strength, and that the ability to achieve success in our adopted home is effectively derived through strong families and communities—the centerpiece of which are individual law-abiding, hard-working ordinary Caribbean men and women building out their stake in the community, as well as giving back to their countries of origin


Institute of Caribbean Studies – diaspora Caribbean American Advocacy Organization.   The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) is a nonpartisan, non-profit organization dedicated to education, advocacy and action on issues that impact on Caribbean Americans. ICS has become leading community think-do tank in the Caribbean diaspora in the US


Society For The Advancement Of The Caribbean Diaspora (SACD)–   The organization’s mission includes the goal of engaging the communities of the Caribbean Diaspora through the exploration of common interests and concerns, and utilizing collective resources to ensure the welfare and advancement of the Caribbean Diaspora. Activities of the organization include networking events, personal development workshops and cultural events, including Caribbean Diaspora art & craft shows and film screenings.


The Caribbean diaspora weekly South Florida Edition – is a magazine that offers a window into South Florida’s Caribbean-American community. Segments include interviews with notable movers and shakers, a Grace Foods sponsored Cooking Caribbean segment, visits to community events, tips & tricks, news bites and the popular weekly opinion piece presented by host / producer Calibe Thompson.


Caribbean American Weekly – this is a newspaper produced and owned by Caribbean people and is the largest Caribbean owned circulation paper in New York


The Caribbean diaspora weekly – a TV show that concentrates on connecting the Caribbean with Caribbean communities overseas


Caribbean Returning Nationals Foundation Inc– The Caribbean Returning Nationals Foundation, Inc. (CRNF) is a non-profit organization established to engage Caribbean expatriates and their families in the global Diaspora with the community back in their home country. It was created to inspire the Caribbean community living abroad to reinvest in and contribute to the land they love through community outreach programs, local investment opportunities, and other methods of philanthropy