COVID-19 Small Grants
In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Foundation launched a special round of small grants that specifically
help alleviate the damaging effects of the pandemic in Venezuela in the midst of a deteriorating public health
Through an open call on the SBF website, organizations presented projects that could be implemented quickly based
on defined criteria, including impact, project plan and cost-effectiveness. All projects were evaluated through a
competitive review process administered by an experienced advisory committee. From a pool of 38 applicants, 15
projects were selected and will receive a total of $475,343 in donations to make each project a reality.