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Since it's inception, the Small Grants Fund has been awarded to 29 Organisations in ASEAN. To see more details on each project, click on one of the tabs below.




Round 5 of the SGF is closed.

1. How to Apply

To apply for this Fund, applicants need to submit two documents to sgf@asean-csr-network.org by 30 September 2017 (Singapore Date)

Understanding objectives and priorities of the ASEAN CSR Vision 2020 will be helpful in drafting Project Proposal

Incomplete application will be disqualified

For more information, please see EDM

2. Screening and Selection of Applications

The ACN Secretariat will be responsible for screening the proposals to ensure that they meet the necessary eligibility criteria as well as other guidelines. After which, they will be shortlisted and submitted to the "Grand Awards Committee".

The "Grant Awards Committee" will be make the final decisions and this could be based on available funding as well as the number of proposals received. 

Successful applicants will be informed of the result by Mid November 2017.

3. Contribution Agreement and Fund Disbursement

Successful applicants will be offered a Contribution Agreement (see Annex C for a sample of this Contribution Agreement). By signing this, the applicant agrees to acccept the terms and conditions stated in the agreement. 

80% will be disbursed within 2 weeks upon signing of the agreement and the remaining 20% will be disbursed upon submission of the Final Project Report.

4. Monitoring and Evaluation

A Final Project Report shall be submitted within 1 month upon completion of the Project (see Annex D for Final Project Report sample). It will need to be accompanied by a Financial Report (see Annex B for a sample on a Detailed Activity Based Budget and Timeline).

As and when it is required, ACN will require a mid term update from the Applicants on the project.

5. Useful Information

In addition to the above mentioned Annexes which you can download for samples of forms, here are some useful information which you can download as well. This will provide more information on this grant.

For any additional inquiries, please contact sgf@asean-csr-network.org.

Profiles - Class of 2017 (ASEAN CSR Fellows)

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Aji Paramartha, KPMG (Indonesia)

Aji is currently a senior manager with the People Performance and Culture of KPMG Indonesia where he looks after Human Resources and CSR. Among the initiatives he has championed includes leading a team of 600 KPMG Indonesia employees in implementing community projects such as school renovation in 20 different locations in Jakarta in 2008; initiating a fast-response disaster relief program to raise funds and distribution of food & drinks, clothes and medicines. Aji holds a bachelor degree in Accounting from University of Indonesia with more than 12 years of professional experience across accounting, project management, strategy consulting and organisational development roles. Aji also holds a Masters of Tri-Sector Collaboration from Singapore Management University. He was the recipient of the Service for Asia (SFA) Fellowship and a full scholarship program. During his studies, he underwent a 13 month deployment to Yangon Bakehouse (a social enterprise working on women empowerment), where he contributed his expertise in Finance and Human Resource. Since 2003, Aji has maintained an active presence in community service which reflects a strong passion for and commitment to service. 

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Dini Triyuni, WWF-Indonesia (Indonesia)

Dini is an accountant-turned-conservationist, believing in her responsibility to engage in social and environmental causes. After receiving a scholarship to undertake a Masters in University of New South Wales in Sydney, she gained particular interest in a module she took on Reporting for Climate Change. After graduating, she decided to work for WWF-Indonesia as a Grant Officer. One of her current responsibilities is to analyse project financial performance and act as an intermediary between donors and project staff involved in project reporting. In addition to working as a grant officer, she continues to increase her depth of knowledge in CSR issues, with ambitions to work on sustainability projects at WWF-Indonesia, particularly related to sustainable finance.


Lydia Ang, Capitaland (Singapore)

Lydia is the Senior Manager of Group Communications at Capitaland.


Michelle Ong, MetroBank Foundation (Philippines)

Michelle is passionate about empowering micro and small enterprises, believing that businesses, immaterial of size and scale, can be globally competitive and must be socially responsible. She is currently a Program Officer at Metrobank Foundation, focusing on financial inclusion and enterprise development efforts for smallholder cacao and coffee farmers, small-scale fisherfolk, and indigenous textile weavers in select areas in the Philippines. Given her experience in leadership and social formation, she also handles learning sessions and workshops on CSR and community leadership for select employees of Metrobank. She possesses a strong love for country and believes in the potential of her country to become First World.

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Nguyen Dung Tien, ILO-IFC Joint Programme on Better Work Vietnam (Vietnam)

Tien is an Enterprise Advisor of the ILO-IFC Joint Programme on Better Work in Vietnam. He provides assessment and advisory services for garment and footwear factories in Vietnam to ensure that they comply with national and international labour standards, as well as meet CSR requirements for international buyers. Prior to joining Better Work Vietnam, he worked for the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam (MOLISA). During his service for MOLISA, Tien engaged in international cooperation activities on labour law development, international labour standards and trade. He also took part in the negotiation for a number of free trade agreements, including TPP and Vietnam-EU FTA. Mr. Tien holds a MSc. Degree in Globalisation and Development from the University of Manchester, UK, where he studied labour law compliance in Vietnam’s garment sector. He also has an Executive Master Degree in Labour Economics jointly issued by Science-Po Paris and University of Turin, where he conducted research about labour policies and returns to education in Vietnam’s labour market. Before joining MOLISA, Mr. Tien was a lecturer of English Language and Translation studies at the University of Foreign Languages and International Studies of the Vietnam National University, where he graduated with a B.A. degree in Translation and Interpretation.

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Nguyen Thi Bich Hien, IUCN (Vietnam)

Hien works for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as a Project Manager of the Ha Long–Cat Ba Alliance Project. She is responsible for engaging with businesses to encourage environmentally-friendly business practices and catalyse public-private partnerships to improve environmental management, especially to protect the natural integrity of the Ha Long Bay World Heritage Site. Before taking over this project, she was in charge of managing a Small Grant Facility under the Mangroves for the Future Programme, which issued grants to local organisations, including social enterprises to undertake on-the-ground projects towards sustainable development of coastal areas. Prior to joining IUCN, Hien worked in the environmental protection and sustainable management of natural resources for the Viet Nam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI), Vietnam-Netherlands Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project and TRAFFIC Southeast Asia, a joint programme between IUCN and WWF. She earned her MSc Degree in Environmental Management from National University of Singapore in 2005 and her Bachelor Degree in English language in 2000 from Hanoi National University, Vietnam.

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Philaiphone Vongpraseuth, CEO of Phousy Construction and Development Public Company (Laos)

Philly is an MBA Graduate from Australia with diverse experiences in both development and private sectors for more than ten years. She is currently a CEO of Phousy Construction and Development Public Company. She is very passionate about CSR and wanted to incorporate CSR into her organisation to create equal opportunity and better living conditions for her staff.

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Pidor Chhay, Transparency International (Cambodia)

Pidor is a Business Integrity Senior Programme Officer for Transparency International Cambodia.  Before joining TI Cambodia, she spent three years with the United Nations Development Programme Cambodia (UNDP) in the Poverty Portfolio. Prior to that, Pidor worked as a Research Assistant for an independent research institute, Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI). In terms of private sector experience, she was previously the deputy-owner of an import-export company. Overall, she has more than 7 years of professional experience in the areas of good governance, poverty monitoring and analysis, rural livelihood development, social development, and private sector development. She graduated with a Bachelor degree from the National University of Management in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where she was awarded a scholarship to complete her studies.

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Sambath Bun, G Gear Company (Cambodia)

Sambath is currently the Assistant to the CEO of G Gear Company, a private company in Cambodia. He assists the CEO on various aspects, particularly on strategic, planning and policy of the company as well the Young Entrepreneurship Association, whom the CEO is the president of. Sambath is mainly responsible for the CSR activities of G Gear, and moved to the private sector after close to 10 years working for NGOs, embassies and the government. Sambath has an M.A. in Public Policy in Development Policy and Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from Australian National University, and a B.A. in Education in English Teaching and Information Technology. He has been working on development issues, especially youth empowerment and education including monitoring, evaluation and budget management at local NGOs and international institutions. He has extensive knowledge on community and social development, and has spent his time organising many national and regional youth forums and meetings.

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Sanva Saephan, KP Laos (Laos)

Sanva is currently the General Manager for Business Development at KP Company Limited.

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Shiyun Quek, National Volunteer Philanthropy Centre (Singapore

Shiyun is the Assistant Director for Corporate Giving & Lead at the National Volunteer Philanthropy Centre (NVPC).

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Vanida Khouangvichit, Village Focus International (Laos)

Vanida works for Village Focus International (VFI), an NGO working to promote land rights for local communities to address increasing resettlement and loss of access to land and natural resource due to large-scale land concessions. Her responsibility includes engaging with the private sector, especially agribusinesses, with an aim to improve companies’ land acquisition processes, community consultation processes, and grievance redress mechanisms, to ensure local participation and improve land tenure security faced by communities. Vanida holds an MA in Anthropology from North Carolina State University, and was awarded the Fullbright Foreign Student Programme Scholarship.

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Vo Ly Hoai Vinh, Coca-Cola Vietnam (Vietnam)

Vinh has strong experience in Sustainability, Stakeholder Engagement, and Public Affairs. He is currently working as the Sustainability Officer at Coca-Cola Vietnam, leading a national CSR flagship program EKOCENTER, as well as the other 3W objectives of Coca-Cola: Water - Women - Well-being. Vinh also contributes to corporate reputation by supporting businesses to win Sustainability Awards in Vietnam. He has worked with key partners ranging from government bodies, civil societies to academia, in creating a stronger synergy for shared social goals. Before joining Coca-Cola, he worked for the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam as a Program Executive in CSR and Industry Committees. Vinh holds a Bachelor Degree in International Economics and another Degree in Law. His personal motto says: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”.

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Zin Mar Lwin, Norwegian People's Aid (from Myanmar, but based in Laos)

Zin works for Norwegian People's Aid, an international NGO which develops long-term sustainable development programs with a focus on environment, resources management, human rights, democratisation, capacity building and empowerment for local organisations. As the International Finance Manager, she is responsible for the sound financial management of the organisation, as well as leads the national team to support more than 30 civil society organizations in the areas of governance and accountable financial management. She holds an Executive Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Development Studies from Yangon Institute of Economics, Myanmar.

About the ASEAN CSR Fellowship 2017



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SINGAPORE, Reporting ASEAN (31 August 2016)– Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and corporate governance are far from new, but they are now becoming norms that merit companies’ investment in and disclosure about them, deeper study by research institutions and their teaching in business schools in Southeast Asia and beyond.