Frequently asked questions

The Samenwerkende Fondsen Cariben are comprised of 5 Dutch funding agencies: Stichting Kinderpostzegels Nederland, Oranje Fonds, Kansfonds and Sluyterman van Loo Foundation. They work in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In the Netherlands, the funds operate independently of each other. In the Caribbean part of the Dutch Kingdom, they have joined forces and form one central point of contact for support.

The Samenwerkende Fondsen Cariben offer financial contributions to social projects. For example, we support care for juvenile ex-detainees, activities for the elderly, or projects for improved quality of life in neighbourhoods. Subsequently increasing the involvement between and of people and ensuring equal opportunities for everyone in society.

You can find our criteria and guidelines here. Please read through these carefully before filling out the application form. If you still have any questions, please contact the local advisor on your island.  

To make a request, you must use our application form. If you have completed the application form, send it to the local advisor on your island. Read our criteria and guidelines carefully beforehand. Not sure if your plan meets our requirements? Contact our local advisors first. This prevents disappointment. For information about applications, look here.

The total process from the moment you submit your application, can take anywhere from 4 to 6 months. Take this into account when planning your project.