Kenya Community Development Foundation – Open Grant Call for Proposals

The Open grant fund is a competitive grant scheme for Community Based Organizations and other qualified civil society organizations. The fund aims to enhance community participation, strengthen capacity of civil society organizations, enhance livelihood opportunities and influence policy.

Special focus shall be made on innovative projects likely to register reasonable impact and those promoting the wellbeing of targeted communities. This grant is open to all qualified organizations in Kenya.

Grants of between KES 500,000 and 2,000,000 will be awarded.

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11 Responses to Kenya Community Development Foundation – Open Grant Call for Proposals

  1. Geoffrey W.M. says:

    p.o. Box 727, Njoro Kenya

    Dear Sir/Madam,


    Diversity resource technologies if a non governmental organization with a vision of organizing program mes to assist youth who are not able to access formal education and are venerable to antisocial behaviors making them non productive and expose to drugs abuse, early pregnancies, early marrieages etc.

    The mission of this NGO is to help this community in coming up with alternative employment that is self sustaining. and this we have been doing through seminars workshops and conferences where speakers and experts in sustainable development expose possibilities better sustainable ventures by the youth.

    Currently we have a net-work of more than 200 youths distributed with rift valley province nakuru county with contacts areas of communication.

    we have not been able to get on well with the projects programmes due to lack of sufficient funding

  2. Geoffrey W.M. says:

    your community funding initiatives are felt to the ground and are sustainable

  3. we are a community based org,living in Busia county of Teso -south district we saw your comment and we developed interest coz were concerned with our community we live in when youths and women have self sustainability laedding to all these problems in our communitiies

  4. we are a community based organization based in mukuru slums of Nairobi Kenya
    we are working to see that the poor are given their rights as per they are supposed to.
    we are working in areas of HIV/Aids, orphans and venerable children in the community, the youth and women
    we are looking foreword to partner with your good firm so that we can serve the community better
    thank you
    samuel morara mose
    CBO secretary


    P.O BOX 676 ISIOLO
    CONTACTS; 0724915966, 0751262327

    Drream cbo is primarily concerned with general health of the disadvantaged and marginalized
    vulnerable groups in Isiolo County. Our members are comprised of health care providers and community healthy workers among others.

    We are currently engaged in intensified awareness and sensitization activities in the urban slums of East, Central and Oldonyiro Division of Isiolo County and the larger County of Isiolo of upper Eastern Kenya in the following areas;

    1.Defaulter tracing for TB/HIV and malaria control.e.g.
    a) Home based care for HIV infected.
    b) Behavior change communication to stop new HIV infection.
    c) Importance of using insecticide treated bed nets
    2.Support on nutrition to orphans and vulnerable children(OVC’s)
    3.Raising awareness on early disability detection,disability dental care and epileptic welfare.
    4.Promoting sustainable income generating activities targeting livelihoods that promote nutrition e.g. kitchen gardening, and chicken rearing.
    5.Personal hygiene, household hygiene on jiggers prevention and control.
    6.Hygiene promotion and sensitization activities in institutions, schools, and communities surrounding them.

    We kindly request to partner with your organization in~

    1) Capacity development
    2) Economic empowerment’s

    Your kind response will be highly appreciated

    yours faithfully


  6. Jacob barkasau says:

    Hand washing project any grants .Jacob


    Fadhili is a registered Community Based Organization operating in Eldoret North Constituency. Our core business is peace. We do reach the communities residing in the above constituency through organizing games, sports and in planting trees.
    Motor cycle accidents is a disaster in waiting for there is no hospital without a ward for victims of motor accident. So we do organize motorcycle awareness campaigns to teach, empower and introduce youth to micro finance organization in their vicinity.
    We also participate in community work like encouraging groups to start fish farming and small ruminant animals to boost protein deficiency in the North Rift.
    Of late, we have had a promising assistance in helping girl child with sanitary towels.
    These all need good amounts of money that we do not have.
    We will be greatly honoured if you will consider us.
    Sincerely yours
    Pauline Amunga
    Deputy Project Coordinator

  8. DZARINO COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION IS an organization which deals with grass root organizations in trying to build up the lives of the most vonurable communities by empowering them with knowledge, assisting them in starting them off in small scale business and also empowering them with knowledge to be able to look after their health-in the areas of HIV-prevention, Stop TB,MALARIA, PMTCT, PUBLIC HEALTH
    WE kindly request for any funds to enable us to continue with this noble work

    Your kind responce will be highly appreciated

    yours faithfully

    Hi we sensitize youth people who are not addicts,we as well target those who are doing it but not addict this goes along way in improving other thing in the society.
    do we qualify for the grant if so please send me the format guideline. Thank you

  10. David Bondo says:

    Hi, we are an organization that do engage in educating the public on food security,health and human right.
    we target four counties in the then nyanza province namely kisumu, Siaya, Migori and Homa bay.
    kindly let us know if we can get funding in one of the named subject by sending us format guideline.

    0708657788 / 0717491464

  11. Grace Mureithi says:

    I am a lady aged 29years and a mother my aim is to start rabbit rearing business for meat sale.I have done enough research and have see the gap that need to be filled am from Embu county.Please give the criteria to follow.
    Yours faithfully

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