Embassy of Canada to Libya: Seeking Proposals for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Deadline: 26 May 2017

The Embassy of Canada to Libya is seeking proposals for its Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) for small projects in Libya.

The CFLI is a responsive, flexible programme, managed by the Embassy of Canada to Libya, out of its temporary offices in Tunis, Tunisia. It funds small but visible, high impact, results-oriented projects which are typically proposed and implemented by local NGOs and other grassroots organisations such as local councils, cooperatives and civil society groups.

2017-2018 CFLI Priorities

  • Empowering women and girls and promoting gender equality
  • Promoting human development, specifically in the areas of health, nutrition, and education
  • Championing human rights, inclusive and accountable governance, democracy, peaceful pluralism, and respect for diversity
  • Supporting inclusive and green economic growth
  • Promoting action on the environment, including water and climate change
  • Promoting peace and security

Funding Information

  • Available Funding: $10,000 to $25,000 (Canadian dollars) per project.
  • Term of Projects: All project activities must be completed between the date of signature of the
  • Contribution Agreement by 28 February 2018.

Types of Projects

  • Projects should address the identified needs of local communities in Libya.
  • Emphasis will be placed on accountable and sustainable projects that foster capacity-building, community development and empowerment.
  • CFLI supported projects should include considerations of the cross-cutting themes of environmental sustainability and gender equality. All CFLI-funded projects will undergo a screening process to determine whether a full environmental assessment will be necessary.
  • The CFLI only provides contributions for project related expenses covered by a contribution agreement. It does not cover over-head costs such as those related to the administration of an organisation, ongoing or recurring projects, large-scale construction, or general budgetary needs.

How to Apply

  • Proposals should be submitted electronically at the address given on the website.
  • Proposals must be completed in English or French.

Eligible Country: Libya

For more information, please visit Embassy of Canada to Libya.

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