Development for all Belizeans

Our Vision: Empowered people and communities
thriving in a harmonious, socially, and environmentally
responsible manner who are conscious architects of their own future.
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Grant Funding

The Trust provides funding to organizations and individual projects/programs that are aimed at the empowerment of people and communities.

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Student Loan Program

Since 2009, the BELIZE Natural Energy Charitable Trust has partnered with various credit unions countrywide in its National Student Loan Program.

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Dare to Dream BIG

The Trust has prioritized a strategy to strengthen business management capacities of entrepreneurs by providing capacity building and specialized advisory.

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Our Impact


Grant Funding Investment


Number of Projects Funded


Student Loans Investment


Number of Student Loans


Dare to Dream Big Program Investment


Restore Belize Scholarship Program Investment


Over 250,000 Belizeans have been impacted

Help make a better Belize

Changing the future of Belize

Somewhere in Belize a student sits, proud of his school and newly renovated classroom. Several miles away, a young adult feels at ease, knowing society has not forgotten her quest for higher education. In a small town, children gather to use their imagination, to dare to dream – to create music, make art, play sports and more.

The BELIZE Natural Energy Charitable Trust has been a part of celebrating these singular achievements and are especially proud to serve as a catalyst in the changing future of Belize.

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Grant Funding

Who can apply ?

Organizations located within the country of Belize and are working towards the development of the people and the country are all welcome to apply. This includes all Agencies, Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations, Educational Institutions and other public/private sector entities.

Dare to Dream BIG

Who can benefit from this program?

Micro, Small and Medium (MSMEs) from all business sectors who have innovative ideas at the idea stage or new start-up (less than 1 year) to further develop those ideas in a setting that will allow for innovation, inspiration, and exploration.

Latest news and updates, special reports, videos, and more

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BELIZE Natural Energy Charitable Trust

BNECT is committed to the development of the Belizean people and their communities. To that end, the Trust provides funding to organizations and individual projects/programs that are aimed at the empowerment of the Belizean people.

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