Donor: High Commission of Canada in South Africa
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Canada
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 01.04.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Food Security
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

The High Commission of Canada in South Africa is pleased to launch its annual call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The purpose of this process is to select approximately 1-2 projects to be implemented in Mauritius starting in or around July 2024.

All projects must align with at least 1 of the following CFLI thematic priorities:

  • 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.
  • Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
  • Human dignity, covering health, education and nutrition.

2) 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; Canadian non-governmental and not for-profit organizations that are working on local development activities.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Mauritius.

4) Budget

The average CFLI contribution in Mauritius is $50,000 Canadian Dollars (CAD$100,000 is the maximum allocation amount for a project eligible under CFLI).

5) Application

Expressions of Interest will be accepted and shortlisted on a rolling basis until April 1, 2024. Interested organizations are encouraged to apply early. Expressions of Interest must be submitted using the electronic form provided by the High Commission of Canada. To request an Expression of Interest form, please contact the CFLI Coordinator by email at PRETCFLI-FCIL@international.gc.ca. Applicants should submit no more than one Expression of Interest.

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