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Canada fund for local initiatives (CFLI) – Call for projects for fiscal year 2014-2015

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives is issuing a call for projects for fiscal year 2014-2015,  for proposals of no more than US$ 25,000 per project.

The Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) has identified the following priorities for the current fiscal year, ending March 31, 2015 :

  • Protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms, including religious freedom and LGBT rights;
  • Preventing sexual violence and early forced marriage;
  • Supporting democratic transition and expanded democratic participation, particularly by women and minority groups;
  • Entrenching the rule of law and combatting the destabilizing impact of crime and corruption, including through security sector capacity building;
  • Strengthening economic governance, including building free markets and an effective enabling environment for business; and
  • Delivering urgent, targeted responses to disasters or emerging crises, with a focus on small-scale humanitarian support. (Please be advised that this specific point does not include the Syrian refugee crisis.)

Organizations who wish to submit a proposal corresponding to the above priorities and within the US$ 25,000 budget range, should e-mail their submissions to Canada Fund Coordinator Nicole Maillard (nimaya@cyberia.net.lb), cc to BERUTCanadaFund@international.gc.ca by August 20th, 2014.  Projects will be reviewed by the Project Selection Committee before the end of August in order to begin project implementation in September. 

Key dates:

  • Implementation should start beginning of September
  • Feb 28, 2015: Final date for completion of normal Project Activities to allow time for final reports and payments by the end of the fiscal year.
  • March 13, 2015: Final date for recipients to submit End of Project reports to mission.

Any inquiries should be directed to Nicole Maillard at 03-454 296.

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Date Modified:
2014-08-11