In addition to the NIP, African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States benefit from Regional Funds. All CRIP programmes are channeled through the Caribbean Forum of ACP States (CARIFORUM). In the past the Dominica State College has benefited from CRIP funds with the construction of a new labs and academic wing. The Dominica Air Access which includes the construction of a new terminal building, car park, the development of Runway End Safety Areas; runway and apron re-surfacing, drainage and markings; the supply and installation of Airfield Ground Lighting Systems and airport equipment is funded under the 9th EDF CRIP.