The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Rwanda & Burundi 2024 (Up to $40,000 CAD) – APPLY NOW – APPLY NOW

Are you seeking funding for a community project in Rwanda or Burundi? The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives is here to help! This fund provides grants of up to $40,000 CAD to support community projects in the two countries.

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Rwanda & Burundi 2024
The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Rwanda & Burundi 2024

Whether your project aims to improve access to essential services, promote human rights, or tackle gender inequality, the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives wants to hear from you. With a focus on empowering marginalized groups and fostering sustainable development, this program is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to make a positive impact in their community.

Thematic priorities

All projects must adhere to a minimum of one of the CFLI thematic priorities, which include:

  • Promoting inclusive governance and diversity.
  • Emphasizing peace and security, particularly in conflict prevention and peace building efforts.
  • Addressing environmental and climate concerns through adaptation and mitigation, as well as water sanitation management.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are eligible for this opportunity include:

  • Local-based non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations.
  • Local educational institutions engaged in local initiatives.
  • International non-governmental organizations are involved in local development endeavors.
  • Canadian non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations dedicated to local development initiatives.

How to Apply For Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Rwanda & Burundi 2024

  • All projects need to be finished between the date when the Contribution Agreement is signed and February 28, 2025.
  • The submission deadline is January 15, 2024 at 23:59 (GMT+2). Applications submitted past this deadline will not be taken into account. Proposals should be sent electronically to the email address provided on the official website.
  • Only proposals using the specified application form and including the necessary budget document will be taken into account.
  • To find out which activities and expenses are eligible for CFLI funding, please consult the list of approved CFLI activities and expenses.
  • Project proposals must be in English or French and must provide comprehensive responses to all questions in the CFLI project application form, including the required gender-based analysis. The budget for the proposed project should summarize the proposed activities and their associated costs.
  • A selection committee will assess applications and approve them based on their merits.
  • Due to the high number of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.
  • To obtain an application form, please get in touch with the CFLI Coordinator using the email address provided on the official website.

To learn more about this program please visit Canada Fund for Local Initiatives official website.

Application Deadline

January 15, 2024.



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