Social Fund for Development 2016: Inviting Non-Profits to Promote Community Projects!

Deadline: 16 March 2016

The French government has announced a Social Fund for Development (SFD) Program 2016 for NGOs in Kenya. The SFD aims at contributing to poverty alleviation efforts and at meeting the direct needs of communities, as well as building the capacities of the local civil society.

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  • Contributing to social development
  • Giving the beneficiaries a chance to be directly involved in the development process
  • Focusing on education, informal settlements and gender is a priority. However, projects from other sectors and responding to specific needs are not excluded.

Grants Information

The maximum amount one can request is 4M KES and the duration of the project should not exceed 18 months.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants can be CBOs, NGOs or other independent non-profit organizations
  • Applicants can be Kenyan or international
  • Applicants must have organizational capacity and administrative efficiency
  • Applicants must have an established record of achievements

Eligible Project

  • Small infrastructure projects for local development in key areas (classrooms building, community centres, technical training facilities, etc.)
  • Capacity building projects (trainings, income generating activities, etc.)

How to Apply

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Applicants must download and fill the application form and return it with the requested documents by email or post via given website.

For more information, Please visit Call for Proposal.


  1. Avatar Omar Mahamud says

    What about Community Based Organizations (CBOs) operating in refugee camps can they apply?

    • Avatar Deepika Singh says

      Hi Omar,

      Fundsforngos is not a funding organization and we do not provide grants. We are a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding.

      For more information regarding the application procedure, eligibility criteria and more , please visit the link provided in the last line at the end of the post.

      Thank You!