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Embassy of Canada to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 25, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 30, 2019
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- 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
- is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners
- also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada and recipient countries and their civil societies, by deepening contacts and supporting local endeavors.

All projects must align with at least one of these thematic priorities:
> gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls
> inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law
> peace and security, with a focus on conflict prevention and building peace
> growth that works for everyone, including women’s economic rights, decent jobs and entrepreneurship, investing in the poorest and most vulnerable, and safeguarding economic gains
> environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation.

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Average grant: $10,000 to $20,000 Canadian Dollars. CFLI funding is to be directed toward local civil society organizations (including non-governmental organizations) and other institutions working at the local level.

Deadline: July 31, 2019 at 23:59 GMT+6


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Jill Langhus
Jul 26, 2019
Jul 26, 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.