Who we are

Small Projects Foundation (SPF) is a conscientious non-governmental organisation that has contributed to community empowerment and development in the Eastern Cape and nationally. Established in January 1988, SPF is a community development and training trust that operates under the governance of non-remunerated Board of Trustees. SPF is registered as a Trust, a Non Profit Foundation and as a Section 18A Company.

Small Projects Foundation works with a wide range of stakeholders provincially, nationally and internationally. These stakeholders comprise of non-governmental organisations, communities, community based organisations, development foundations and agencies, academic institutions, provincial and foreign governments, local municipalities and development practitioners.

In the 27 years of its operation, the Foundation has been involved in a variety of development ventures that have provided the Foundation with a platform to enhance its experience and expertise in development practice. The Foundation now specialises in the areas of project management, social marketing, development facilitation, training, innovative development, research and evaluations.


United Nations Public Service Award 1st Place Winner

This award is given in recognition of the contribution of Small Projects Foundation, South Africa towards improving the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of public service

Promoting Gender Responsive Delivery of Public Services Category
Better Management - Better Public Service - 23 June 2012

Gold Award - SPF Protecting the Future’s Programme

2010 Sustainability Awards