Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) – Haiti

Silvia Weninger

1) Objective

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives contributes to Canada’s thematic priorities for foreign policy and adds to the programs that are already in place in Haiti. The CFLI is a fund managed annually by the Canadian Embassy in Haiti to support modest projects by local organizations on topics that support Canadian priorities in Haiti. The CFLI in Haiti will focus on the following thematic areas for its 2018-2019 programming: (1) peace and security, with a focus on conflict prevention and building peace; and (2) 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.

2) Eligibility

Projects eligible for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives are those submitted by: (1) non-governmental, community and not-for-profit organisations; (2) academic institutions and think-tanks; (3) international, intergovernmental, multilateral and regional institutions, organisations and agencies working on local development activities; (4) municipal, regional or national government institutions or agencies working on local projects; (5) Canadian non-governmental and not-for-profit organisations that are working on development activities in cooperation with local partners.

3) Location

Actions must be implemented in Haiti.

4) Budget

The amount of funding for each project will vary between CAD $15,000 to CAD $40,000 (approximately $11,500 to $30,000). All contribution agreements will be signed in Canadian dollars only.

5) Application

The application deadline is 30 June 2019.