Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Type of project:  The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas: Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls; Inclusive governance, including diversity and 2SLGBTQI+, democracy, human rights and the rule of law; 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, as well as on water management. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners.

Location:  Zimbabwe, Botswana and Malawi

Eligibility: Eligible recipients include: Local non-governmental, community and not-for-profit organizations, Local academic institutions working on local projects, International non-governmental organizations working on local development activities, Intergovernmental, multilateral and regional institutions, organizations and agencies working on local development activities, Municipal, regional or national government institutions or agencies of the recipient country working on local projects, and Canadian non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations that are working on local development activities.

Grant size:   $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 Canadian Dollars

Closing date: 14 April