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The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) – Burundi

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 20, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 3, 2019
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a) is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement;
b) is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners;
c) also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada and recipient countries and their civil societies, by deepening contacts and supporting local endeavours;
d) will grant applications in the areas that address identified needs of local communities that fall within one or the two 2019-2020 CFLI priorities for Burundi.

The Government of Canada is strongly committed to supporting gender equality and empowerment of women and girls; thus, these considerations should be taken into acount under each priority:
1. Inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law;
2. Peace and security.

The average CFLI contribution is $15,000 – $20,000 Canadian Dollars.

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Eligibility: local civil society organizations (including NGOs) and other institutions working at the local level.

Application deadline: midnight (Burundi), July 4, 2019.

Projects must be completed by February 28, 2020.

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Jill Langhus
Jun 22, 2019
Jun 22, 2019

Thanks, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.