Through the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) Canada funds modest projects proposed by local NGOs and other grassroots organizations. The CFLI for Vietnam is administered by the Embassy of Canada in Hanoi. Since 1991, it has supported over 400 projects in a number of priority sectors, implemented mainly by local and non-governmental organizations in Vietnam.
The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives for Vietnam aims to support local projects and activities in Vietnam consistent with the overall CFLI objectives of advancing democracy and ensuring security and stability.
Interested parties are invited to send proposals to the CFLI care of the Embassy of Canada in Hanoi no later than July 26, 2013. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. When designing submissions, applicants must consider projects and activities which can be successfully implemented in a relatively short time-frame (4 months). Project activities must be completed by January 31, 2014.
Focus : The 2013-14 CFLI will focus on the themes of enhancing participatory governance and the promotion of human rights. Proposals must respond to both the thematic and geographic focus in order to be considered. Pure infrastructure projects will not be eligible for funding.
Budget Size: Awards up CAD 50,000 (approximately VND 1,040,000,000).
Geographic Focus: The 2013-14 CFLI will focus on the following geographic areas: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and the provinces of Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Ha Giang, Son La, Lao Cai and Cao Bang.
Eligible Recipient Organisations: Civil society organisations legally registered in Vietnam (e.g. local NGOs, mass organisations, academic and community-based groups).
The proposal must demonstrate that:
The applicant must demonstrate that it:
Applicants are requested to complete the CFLI Application Form for Project Funding and to submit one proposal package to the CFLI care of the Embassy of Canada no later than July 26, 2013.
The proposal package should include:
If the project is approved, an agreement will be entered into between the Embassy of Canada and the successful applicant. Before funds are disbursed, the implementing organisation will agree to submit progress and final reports, to maintain clear, verifiable accounts including original receipts and to arrange monitoring visits upon requests of Canada Fund staff or other Embassy personnel.
The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives
Embassy of Canada
31 Hung Vuong, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: (84 - 4) 3734-5000