The Rural Finance Expansion Programme (RUFEP)’s Innovation and Outreach Facility (IOF) offers matching grants accessed through three Windows:

  • Community-Based Financial Institutions(CBFI) Linkage Window
  • Agency and Mobile Banking Window
  • And Rural Finance Equity and Innovation Window

RUFEP’s Programme Coordination Office (PCO) hereby invites applications from the financial sector, research institutions and non-banking financial institutions to submit Concept Notes on any of the three windows. Shortlisted applicants will be requested to submit detailed Project Proposals.

Details of the three Matching Grant Windows, Templates for Concept Notes, Project Proposals and Budgets can be downloaded from the RUFEP Website:

Potential partners with activities in Central, Luapula, N/Western, Southern and Muchinga Provinces are encouraged to apply.

Concept Notes

Application Templates