Global Affairs Canada’s Growth that Works for Everyone: Inclusive and Shared Prosperity in Ukraine

Deadline: 24 October 2018

Global Affairs Canada has launched a call for preliminary proposals entitled “Growth that Works for Everyone: Inclusive and Shared Prosperity in Ukraine”.


  • Under this call, project proposal must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome:
    • Enhanced economic prosperity for women and the most vulnerable and marginalized people living in Ukraine.
  • Applicant’s preliminary proposal must also contribute to at least one of the following intermediate outcomes:
    • Enhanced economic security of rural women and the most vulnerable or marginalized, especially those affected by the conflict.
    • Enhanced competitive, innovative and environmentally sustainable small and medium-sized enterprises for women and the most vulnerable or marginalized.
    • Enhanced employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for women and the most vulnerable or marginalized.

Grant Information

  • The total amount of funding available under the Growth that Works for Everyone: Inclusive and Shared Prosperity in Ukraine call for preliminary proposals is up to $30 million over five years.
  • Global Affairs Canada may fund any number of proposals, or none, up to the maximum funding available.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Organization is a legally incorporated non-governmental organization (NGO) or private sector organization from Canada, Ukraine or any other country, and they can provide proof of legal status.
    • If organization is Canadian, they must provide a Canada Revenue Agency business number.
    • If organization is Ukrainian, they must provide proof of registration (a Certificate of State Registration) obtained through the local division of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.
  • Organization is not a sovereign entity (a government of a country), multilateral institution (e.g. UN), international member-based organization, or international financial institution (IFI).
  • Organization must provide financial statements for the last two fiscal years, signed (audited statements are preferred).
  • Organization can demonstrate a minimum of two (2) years of experience managing a development project worth at least 75% of the total value of the project in their proposal in Ukraine and/or in a country of the former Soviet Union with an established office on the ground, working in the areas of economic empowerment, and/or gender equality and inclusion. The examples provided should explicitly indicate the legal status of the organization in Ukraine and number of full time employees located in the local office(s).

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their complete application package at the address given on the website

For more information, please visit Global Affairs Canada.

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