The Rosebel Community Fund (RCF) focus areas include:

  • Socio-economic development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Sport
  • Culture and art

Entities that may be eligible for financing of projects by RCF include:

  • Local community authorities / local communities
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Research institutes
  • Charitable non-profit organizations involved in education, social services or environmental and/or health activities
  • Educational institutions
  • Associations

* Religious or politically affiliated organizations, as well as organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity or religion, are not eligible to be financed.

* Special guidance available for the Rosebel communities of interest.

FINANCING APPLICATION GUIDELINES

The Financing applications are subdivided into the following budget categories A, B, and C.

Category A: Projects to be financed up to a maximum amount of $ 2,500.00 (Two thousand five hundred US Dollars)

The application must meet the following conditions:

  • The project fits within the RCF objectives and one or more of its areas of focus.
  • The project is being carried out in Suriname and falls within the framework of Surinamese legislation.
  • The project will not be used to gain political or religious benefit from it.
  • The applicant(s) is / are a resident(s) of Suriname.
  • Submission of an extract from the Public Foundations Register or the Trade Register of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, if applicable, and not older than 6 months.

Category B: Projects with a minimum amount of $ 2,500.00 (Two thousand five hundred US Dollars) and up to a maximum of USD $ 20,000.00 (Twenty thousand US Dollars)

The application must meet the following conditions:

  • The project fits within the objectives of RCF and one or more of its focus areas.
  • The project is being carried out in Suriname and falls within the framework of Surinamese legislation.
  • The project must be of a sustainable nature and must demonstrate that people can continue independently after the end of the project.
  • The project is written on the basis of the "project plan document". Download here
  • The project will not be used to gain political or religious benefit.
  • At the request of RCF, the applicant must be able to submit the annual accounts of the past 2 (two) years.
  • A personal contribution from the applicant or partnerships with other organizations. This must be stated in the project proposal (note: contribution in kind is also allowed).
  • Extract from the foundations register of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry not older than 6 months;
  • Copy of bylaws (Legal body);
  • Overview of the applicant’s financial budget for the calendar year
  • Founding deed/ proof of recognition if the applicant is not a legal person.

Category C: Projects with a minimum amount from $ 20,000.00 (Twenty thousand US Dollars).

  • The conditions for application are the same as those in Category B.
  • Submission of project proposal for category C: No later than January 30 and/or no later than July 30 of each calendar year.