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The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) in Brazil

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 15, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 29, 2020
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The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries that align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement.

The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners.

All projects must align with at least one of the following CFLI thematic priorities:
a) Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls
b) Inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
c) Peace and security, with a focus on conflict prevention and building peace (women, peace and security)
d) Human dignity, covering health, education and nutrition
e) Environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation and water management
f) Urgent and targeted responses to disasters or emerging crises.

Average funding: Can$10,000/per year of contribution.

Project activities should be implemented by February 28, 2021.

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a) is always looking to fund innovative projects that deliver measurable results;
b) majority of its funding is directed toward local civil society organizations and other institutions working at the local level.

Deadline: January 30, 2020

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 16, 2020
Jan 16, 2020

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 = increase your chances of success!
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 then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit 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; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Jan 17, 2020
Jan 17, 2020

Thanks, Ana.