SATF is working with grassroots organizations through provision of grants managed by the program department. The grants are for grassroots civil society organizations working on areas of impact mitigation for HIV and AIDS and Poverty.


Criteria for Accessing grants from SATF

If the organization has a constitution
If the organization has a bank account and backed up by a sound accounting system
If the organization has been established and operating actively for at least 3 years
If the organization has experience of assisting orphans and vulnerable children for not less than 3 years

What Intervention Areas SATF fund:

Education programs (Material, educational and psychosocial needs)
Child protection programs
Community Economic Empowerment programs

How Much SATF Funds:

Grants are awarded on an annual basis, disbursements are made in two instalments. Grants range from Tshs 5 Mil to Tshs 30Mil per year. Partners are allowed to use 20% of the grant for administration activities. SATF considers each grant an investment in the partners’ organization’s institutional growth and development

What SATF does not Fund:

Provision of scholastic materials to primary school children.
Any project/program whose direct or indirect beneficiaries are not Most Vulnerable Children
Construction projects.

How to Apply for Funds:

Call for Letter of Inquiry and Request for a Proposal (RFP)
Solicitation of Implementing Partners in the district
Call for Letter of Inquiry
Depending on availability of funds and donor’s requirements, SATF will advertise for the call of concept note from local NGOs and FBOs working with MVC. At this stage, NGOs/FBOs/CBOs will be given an opportunity to briefly describe their organizations and the program or activities for which they are requesting funding. Specific guideline shall be provided on how to prepare and submit a concept note. The call for concept note will be advertised in the local newspapers and SATF’s websites. The short listed organizations shall be invited to submit a full proposal.

The Implementing Partners of SATF and Program Coverage in FY 2021