Updated Sep 10, 2020CLOSED

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives Mongolia

Offered by Global Affairs Canada

The Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) supports small-scale but high-impact projects in developing countries, which align with the six action areas that guide the Government of Canada’s international assistance. The program is directed at projects conceived and designed predominantly by local partners. Projects are selected and approved by the Embassy of Canada in Mongolia.

Thematic Priorities

All projects must align with one of the following CFLI thematic priorities:

  • - Inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.
  • - Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
  • - 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.
  • - Human dignity, covering health, education and nutrition.
  • - Environment and climate action focusing on adaptation and mitigation, as well as on water management
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CLOSEDSep 21, 2020Deadline
Up to $50,000Amount
3-24 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance
Economic Growth and Trade

Organizations eligible to apply for CFLI Funding

  • - Local, national or community-based organization (non-governmental and not-for-profit);
  • - Local municipal, regional or national government institution or agency of the recipient country;
  • - Local academic institution;
  • - Canadian organization (non-governmental or not-for-profit) that is working on local development activities;
  • - International or regional organization (non-governmental or not-for-profit) that is working on local development activities;
  • - Intergovernmental or multilateral institution, organization or agency working on local development activities;

Application Directions

The complete application form including the CFLI Proposed Project Budget (excel sheet) must be only emailed to the Canada Fund at: canadafundmn@gmail.com . Applications may be submitted in Mongolian and/or English.


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