Eligible Projects (JSIF)

Projects considered for funding by JSIF can comprise a mix of supporting components from the list below, or other project type as agreed with funding agencies.


Includes the rehabilitation, expansion, construction or equipping of:

  • Early childhood development centres, primary and all age schools
  • Small road in agricultural areas, bridge approaches, small bridges, foot bridges, retaining walls, drains
  • Urban access roads
  • Gullies
  • Small scale water schemes
  • Sanitation
  • Health centres
  • Community resource centres
  • Skills training centres
  • Facilities for tourism product enhancement
  • Play and recreation areas
  • Sports facilities
  • Community markets
Social Services
  • Vocational skills training, market awareness, entrepreneur skills
  • Job separation counselling, employment profiling, personal development, job preparation skills
  • Literacy
  • Personal money management
  • Conflict resolution, anger management
  • Parenting skills, adolescent/adult life skills
  • Trauma and bereavement counselling
  • Health and hygiene behaviour change
  • Construction site skills
  • Substance abuse counselling
Capacity Building
  • Organizational development
  • Planning and management
  • Communication skills and basic conflict resolution
  • Fund raising and financial management
  • Governance
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Maintenance
Special Projects
  • Projects for special/vulnerable groups, for example, homes and shelters, training for persons with disabilities, the elderly, abandoned children, street people.
  • Projects of an innovative nature, which may yield new, replicable approaches to poverty alleviation.
  • Projects that promote best practices through awareness and capacity building.