Apply in August 2015 for the next round of funding

July 4, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

check_largeHow to Apply for Project Funding

Applications can be madeĀ during the month of August (August 1 to August 31)

Download the application form here.

To apply for DSG project funding, please read the following information carefully before downloading and completing the application form.

  1. Consult the projects page for additional information. In particular, see previously funded projects for an indication of the type of projects that the DSG supports.
  2. Download and complete the application form. It will be ready in the next few months.
  3. Complete the form in English. Please make sure that all sections are fully completed, or justify why they are not. You can use as much space as you need for each section.
  4. The criteria for receiving DSG project funding are the following:

4.1 Projects must be led by a registered NGO (non-governmental organization) or by a registered non-profit organization.

4.2 Projects are usually focused on education, income generation and health.

4.3 Projects should be community-based, focusing on vulnerable groups (most often women, children, elderly and people with disabilities).

4.4 Projects should be well managed and should demonstrate a strong andĀ  reliable leadership.

4.5 Project impact should be sustainable over time.

4.6 Day-to-day expenses such as, for example, food, medication, fuel, rent, salaries, school fees or uniforms are not to be covered by the DSG grant.

  1. There is not a formal minimum or maximum cell for grant request. Funding for projects in the past has ranged from 1 to 13 million Tsh, depending on the initiative proposed.
  2. Due to the high number of applications, the DSG is usually unable to fund all applications. The DSG will communicate its decision.
  3. Be sure to include the requested supporting information such as pro-forma invoices, where appropriate, and the project detailed budget.
  4. Send the completed form, together with supporting information, as an e-mail attachment to Only if it is not possible to use email, mail it to the following address:

Chair of the DSG Projects Committee,
P.O. Box 23325,
Oyster Bay, Dar es Salaam

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