Call for OVC's Grants

Comprehesive and compassionate care for Orpahans and Vulnerable in Families and thier Communities.

St John's Community Center(SJCC) is a Christian Community Development Center; a project of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Diocese of Nairobi.

Through the OVC program, SJCC in partnership with Kindernothilfe(KNH) offers grants and institutional capacity building to grassroots projects to strengthen Community Based Organisation(CBOs), Faith Based Organisations(FBOs), Local Non Governmental Organisations(NGO's) and Self Help Group's(SHGs).

SJCC with its partner Kindernothilfe has been awarded a three year project by US Government(USG) PEPFAR New Partner Initiative(PNI).

The support will be a scale up of the OVC program within the already established regions.

This call is specific for 3 regions;

  • South Nyanza
  • Nairobi
  • Eastern Provinces

    The program will mainly focus on capacity building for the grassroots organisations/groups to ensure that OVC are supported in a holistic and sustainable manner.

    This will include provision of grants to SCPs, provision of backstopping services, need-based training of the SCPs' structures, regular monitoring and periodic evaluations.

    In addition, collaborative and networking relations between the supported SCPs and other like-minded stakeholders within the region in question will be established.

    SJCC with its partner interested CBOs, FBOs, local NGOs and SHG's to send their concept papers for OVC care and support partnership. Eligible applicants must meet the following criterion.

  • Organisations/groups must be within the specified regions (SOuth Nyanza, Nairobi and Eastern Provinces)
  • Organisations/Groups must be registered and have a legal status to operate as a non-profit making organisation in Kenya. This may include local non-governmental organisation, Community Based groups/organisations, Faith Based Organisation/groups and Self Help Groups.
  • Organization/groups with strong track record of working with OVC and HIV/AIDS care and support interventions.
  • Organizations /groups must have a basic experience handling donor funds in the recent past.
  • Organization/group must have actively existed for not less than two years.
  • Organisation/group must demonstrate clear governance structure and system.

    Interested groups are requested to hand in their concept paper to SJCC via mail

    (sjcc@wananchi.com) or via postal address

    P.O.Box 16254-00610 Nairobi Tel +254 020 6767656/6761624

    For More Information, Please Visit; St John's Community Center Website
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