Donor: Embassy of Finland Kenya
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Finland
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 20.05.2020

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: 30.000€
Total available budget: 550.000€
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 300.000€
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Economic Development
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Social Inclusion
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

The Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) is a development cooperation instrument managed by the Embassy of Finland in Nairobi. FLC will offer support to civil society organizations under the following priority areas; (1) Realization of Women’s and Girls’ Rights – Enhancing equity in decision-making in particular at county and ward level, Gender Based Violence prevention, women’s participation in peace and security or localization of the National Action Plan on Women Peace and Security, promoting work on male engagement for gender equality; (2) Promotion of Youth Employment –  Improving the employability of youth, especially those graduated at TVET level ; and (3) Human Rights Promotion, Citizen Participation and Oversight for Accountable Governance –strengthening of human rights promotion and citizen engagement for the benefit of marginalised and vulnerable groups (women, youth, persons with disabilities PWD, people facing intersectoral discrimination) to increase citizen voice in decisions about how public resources are allocated and implemented and how public policy is planned and executed.

2) Eligibility

The applicant need to be a non-governmental organization, civil society organization or foundation, or non-profit private entities registered in Kenya.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Kenya.

4) Budget

Selected projects will receive a grant between €30,000 – €200,000. The maximum funding available for this Call is €550,000 . The implementation period is one or two years.

5) Application

The application should be sent by e-mail to lcf.nairobi(a)formin.fi (or by mail to Embassy of Finland, Eden Square Block 3, 6th floor,  P.O Box 2206-00606 Sarit Center). The deadline for submitting applications is 20th May 2020 at 16:00 local Kenyan time.

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