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Social Performance Fund


Funder: Ford Foundation   Partner: CERISE

The SP Fund promotes the broad adoption of the Universal Standards for Social Performance Management. Our aim is to promote SPM implementation by building the capacity of national associations and MFIs to use the SPI4 tool to manage and report on their social performance.

Geography: Global 

Opportunities for MFIs

Opportunities for MFIs

1.Financial support is available to co-finance an SPI4 assessment.

To find out if your organization is eligible, please check the Guidelines available in EnglishRussian and Spanish. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

2.Receive individual off-site SPM support (e.g. assistance to improve your practises related to SPM and CP, coaching for senior managers to more effectively manage work including SPM). To find out more please contact Kinga Dabrowska

3.Receive scholarship to participate in 2018 SPTF annual meeting

Opportunities for national networks

Opportunities for national networks

  1. Receive individual off-site SPM support. To find out more please contact Kinga Dabrowska
  2. Receive scholarship to participate in 2018 SPTF annual meeting
  3. In 2016 the SP Fund selected 12 national networks to support them to:
  • Organize awareness raising events about SPI4
  • Collect SP data from members
  • Develop SP country reports
  • Organize dissemination events
  • Build capacities in conducting SP assessments and become SPI4 assessor

The SP Fund grantees includes: AMCRED-Brazil, AMFA – Azerbaijan, AMA – Albania, AMFI – Kirgizstan, AMFOT – Tajikistan,  CMF – Nepal, COPEME – Peru, FINRURAL – Bolivia, MCPI- the Philippines, PMN – Pakistan, RADIM – Argentina, UCORA – Armenia


SP country report – Azerbaijan, prepared by AMFA launched in Baku on 21 December 2017.


On 17 November 2016, the presentation of Social Performance Country Report developed by Union of Credit Organizations of Armenia (UCORA) and implemented by member credit organizations took place in Yerevan, Armenia. The report includes information about SP policies, practice and results collected from 9 UCORA members.

SP Country Report – Kyrgyzstan, developed by AMFI (available in Russian).

Страновой отчет по социальному воздействию в Кыргызской Республике, созданный Ассоциацией микрофинансовых институтов Кыргызской Республики.


The SP Country Report Dissemination Forum was held on 29 March 2017, Manila, Philippines, organized by Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc. (MCPI) 


SP Country Report – Nepal, developed by Centre for Micro Finance (CMF), 2016





SP Country Report – Pakistan, developed by Pakistan Microfinance Network.




SP Country ReportAlbania, developed by the Albanian Microfinance Association (AMA).




SP Country Report – Tajikistan, developed by the Association of Microfinance Organizations of Tajikistan (AMFOT). Available in Russian.





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