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Rabobank Employees Fund

Share4MoreSupport for small-scale projects in education and water supply

Principal Office: Netherlands

 

The Rabobank Employees Fund (“Rabo Share4More”) is a part of the Rabobank Group, a provider of financial services that operates on cooperative principles in over 40 countries.

The Employees Fund is formally a part of the Rabobank Foundation. However, the Fund has its own advisory committee and its own allocation policy.

Grant Programs for Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Natural Resources

Projects in education and water supply. Rabo Share4More supports small-scale sustainable projects in two themes:

  • Education
  • Water supply

For water projects, the areas of interest include improved water supplies and facilities for drinking water; agricultural irrigation; information projects; and integrated water management.

The maximum grant request is €15 thousand.

About themes

APPLICATION: Share4More makes grants to registered legal entities in Rabobank’s focus countries. Applications to Share4More are welcomed from organizations that bank with Rabobank, and from Rabobank employees.

Share4More posts its criteria and an application form. Applications include the completed form; a project budget and financing plan; legal information about the applying organization; and background information about the organization and project.

Applications are sent to the Fund by email. There is no deadline.

About how to apply

Geographical Distribution of Grant Activities in Developing Countries

The Rabobank Employees Fund is active in the developing countries listed below.

Southeast Asia and Pacific Islands: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam

South Asia: India, Sri Lanka

Sub-Saharan Africa: Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda

Latin America and Caribbean: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru

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Currently, each of about 6,500 employees of the Rabobank Group contributes four euros per month to the Fund. The Board of Directors doubles this donation. The Fund also receives special donations from employees.

Share4More supports between 80 and 90 projects each year.

Note: The Terra Viva Grants Directory posts a separate profile of the Rabobank Foundation.

Last Profile Review

 January 2016

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