The Melanesian-Vasu-i-Taukei (MVT) development fund was created through Cabinet Decision No. 330 of 1998 with an initial allocation of $100,000. The 2011 Budget allocation is $114,000
The overall intent of MVT development fund is to enhance and empower the communities’ capacity to become self-reliant and independent in order to raise their living standards.
The fund is meant for members of the Melanesian (descendants of people from Solomon Island, Vanuatu & PNG), Part European and other minority communities excluding, Rotumans, Banabans and Kioa Islanders.
All submissions/requests to be addressed to:
Prime Minister’s Office
P O Box 2353