Apply for a Grant

Propose a financial inclusion project

SCBF invites financial institutions, who are endorsed by an SCBF member, to submit an innovative/interesting product upscaling project in financial inclusion. More instructions on how to apply can be found below.

The financial institutions which are not endorsed by an SCBF member, are encouraged to send a one-pager project overview to We will be pleased to advise you further and introduce you to a qualified SCBF member.

How to apply for a grant


Check the guidelines

Prospective project must meet certain guidelines. Please check the guidelines here:


Complete the templates

Please complete the project application form (Word), the implementation plan and the budget breakdown (Excel)


Send the grant application

After completing the two templates, please send the grant application to SCBF:

Read more to understand what type of projects are funded.