Children Special Fund

Children Special Fund:
Dedicated to Improving the Lives of Children in Seychelles

The Children Special Fund (CSF) is a fund  created under the Public Finance Act (PFMA) which receives funds from the consolidated fund and private donors. The objective of the CSF is to assist children who require additional support to improve their health and general well-being. The CSF is also to support programmes and projects that promote the well-being of children in Seychelles.

The CSF is administered by a Board, composed of six members appointed by the Minister for Finance, Economic Planning and Trade. The appointment of the new members took effect as from September 14, 2021 for a period of three years.

The Fund was established to support request for assistance by individual(s), non-governmental organisations, associations and public institutions with the aim of supporting as many children, based on the principles of fairness and equity.

The main category of request to be assisted by the Fund are as follows:

  1.  Individual genuine needs
  2. Individual programmes and projects that will enhance social and personal development and general wellbeing of children in the home and community
  3. School related, Community Based and NGO projects
  4. National programmes or projects

Kindly refer to the  Children Special Fund: Policy & Guideline documents for more details on the assistance to be provided,  eligibility , ceiling and general term and conditions:

Application for the Children Special Fund

To apply for assistance, interested individuals and organisations can download the following  application forms:

  1. Application Form 1 – Projects
  2. Application Form 2 – Individuals

Application forms can also be collected at the Social Affairs Department at Unity House, Block C, Palm Street in Victoria.

Completed application forms must be submitted at the Social Affairs Department at Unity House, Block C, Palm Street in Victoria. All applications will be reviewed and considered by the Board of the Children Special Fund.

How can I donate to the Children Special Fund?

Donors wishing to donate toward the CSF can do so through the Government of Seychelles- General Account as follows:

For donations denominated in Seychelles Rupee (SCR):

BENEFICIARY ACCOUNT NAME: Government of Seychelles- General Account
BENEFICIARY BANK NAME: Central Bank of Seychelles

For more information on the application guidelines, please contact the Secretariat of the Children Special Fund on 4281623 or email between Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.