Donor: Embassy of Canada in Philippines
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Canada
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 15.03.2024

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%


  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Food Security
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Social Inclusion
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective

The CFLI is a program designed to support small-scale, high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with Global Affairs Canada’s thematic priority areas for engagement. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the relevant Canadian embassy or high commission. The CFLI also serves to support positive bilateral relations between Canada and recipient countries and their civil societies, by deepening contacts and supporting local endeavours.

All projects must have a strong advocacy component and align with at least one of the following CFLI thematic priorities:

  • Environment and climate action, potential areas include: climate change adaptation and mitigation, coastal biodiversity protection, environmental conservation, and supporting sustainable practices of indigenous peoples.
  • Inclusive governance, including LGBTQ2 rights, democracy, human rights, and media freedom.
  • Gender equality, with a focus on supporting women’s political participation and combatting gender-based violence.
  • Peace & security, including upholding the rule of law at sea, and engaging women and youth in peacebuilding; and
  • Human dignity with a focus oncombatting child sexual abuse and exploitation.

2) Eligibility

Eligible recipients include: (1) Local, national or community-based organization (non-governmental and not-for-profit); (2) Local municipal, regional or national government institution or agency of the recipient country; (3) Local academic institution; (4) Canadian organization (non-governmental or not-for-profit) that is working on local development activities; (5) International or regional organization (non-governmental or not-for-profit) that is working on local development activities; (6) Intergovernmental or multilateral institution, organization or agency working on local development activities.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Philippines.

4) Budget

The average CFLI contribution is $30,000 Canadian Dollars (CAD$100,000 is the maximum allocation amount for a project eligible under CFLI).

5) Application

Email manil.cfli@international.gc.ca to receive the Concept Note form. The deadline for submission is March 15, 2024, at 23:59 (GMT+8).

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