Interested in applying for funding? Below is a list of criteria for organizations who wish to apply for funding:

Type of Requests:

NMB donation committee will only consider support/funding requests that are from the following:

  • Public schools
  • Government departments
  • Local government and Municipalities
  • Public hospitals
  • Community representatives
  • NMB branches or Zonal Offices 

The project funding requests must be:

  • Relevant and focused - projects must support our focus areas in health, school support, disaster recovery and financial literacy and education and addressing key needs in those focus areas Tanzania.
  • Measurable - projects must have clearly defined, evidence-based goals that can be tracked through their lifespan.
  • Efficient and effective - projects must have monitoring systems in place to demonstrate their efficiency in running the initiative and their effectiveness in achieving the desired outcomes and impact
  • Sustainable - projects must be able to sustain themselves financially, technically and operationally once NMB funding has ended. 

We do not fund:

  • start- up costs, sport sponsorship's, golf days, beauty pageants, raffles, study tours for students, competitions, events, travel and international studies, television shows, production costs, conferences, exhibitions, shows and other related occasions, political and religious organizations as direct beneficiaries, commercial entities and labour unions, other Foundations and Trusts as direct beneficiaries or organizations that are insolvent or those who cannot produce acceptable audited financial statements.
  • Grants outside of Tanzania– NMB  considers applications from Tanzania only, for projects in Tanzania  

Selection Process:

NMB will receive written requests from its stakeholders for school support, health projects,financial literacy and disaster recovery support. Upon being received by Corporate Affairs Department they will be included in the donation request register for onward deliberation by the  Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee. The implementation of these projects will be approved by the CSR committee consisting of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who is the Committee Chairman, Chief Retail Banking(CRB), Chief Wholesale Banking (CWB) ,Senior Manager Public Relations & Corporate Affairs and CSR Projects Specialist who is the Committee Secretary.

How to apply for funding/support:
Your application can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or faxed to +255 22 2124841

You can drop your application at any NMB branch or at Zonal Offices countrywide

You can also post your application to;

P.O Box 488
Dar es Salaam

Once your application has been received and evaluated, you will receive notification via email or post.

For further assistance, contact us on 0800 002 002.