Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda

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 endeavors.

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda - Thematic Priorities

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

The Fund will grant applications in the areas that address identified needs of local communities that fall within one or more of the 2019-2020 CFLI priorities listed below for Uganda.

The Government of Canada is strongly committed to supporting gender equality and empowerment of women and girls; thus, these considerations should be taken into account under each priority.

Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls with a specific focus on refugees Inclusive governance, including diversity, democracy, human rights and the rule of law, with a specific focus on the LGBTI community, and freedom of the press.

Funding Information - Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda

The average CFLI contribution is $15,000 - $20,000 Canadian Dollars (CAD$100,000 is the maximum allocation amount for a project eligible under CFLI).

Consult the currency converter for local currency equivalents. Please note that all contributions are made in Canadian dollars and then converted to the local currency.

Two-year Programming

Projects spanning two fiscal years (April 2019 to March 2021) may be permitted depending on the project objectives and the complexity of activities.

Eligibility Criteria for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda

Eligible recipients include:

  • local non-governmental, community and not-for-profit organizations;
  • local academic institutions working on local projects;
  • International, intergovernmental, multilateral and regional institutions, organizations and agencies working on local development activities; municipal, regional or national government institutions or agencies of the recipient country working on local projects, and
  • Canadian non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations that are working on local development activities.
  • The majority of CFLI funding is to be directed toward local civil society organizations (including non-governmental organizations) and other institutions working at the local level.

    Other entities, such as international, intergovernmental, multilateral and regional organizations may be eligible for funding, provided they are working with local partners and on local projects that are consistent with the objectives of the CFLI.

    Similarly, municipal, regional and national government institutions may receive funding, provided that their projects are essentially local in nature. The CFLI is always looking to fund innovative projects that deliver measurable results. Eligible Costs The following project costs are eligible for CFLI funding:

  • Administrative and overhead costs specifically related to the project (overhead should not exceed 15% of total CFLI contribution); capital and/or operating expenditures related to the lease and/or purchase and/or building of infrastructure;
  • Installation, maintenance, shipping and/or transportation costs, including fuel, computers and communication devices;
  • Civic education costs;
  • Conference and event expenditures;
  • Hospitality costs, excluding alcoholic beverages;
  • Training and capacity building expenditures;
  • Costs of services received by recipients;
  • Outreach, communication and information dissemination costs;
  • Environmental assessment costs;
  • Advocacy and lobbying related costs;
  • Legal costs;
  • Accounting costs;
  • Medical costs;
  • Publishing costs;
  • Radio and television broadcast fees;
  • Facilities and equipment rental charges;
  • Research-related costs;
  • Salary costs relating to the project;
  • Security costs;
  • Translation and interpretation fees;
  • Domestic travel expenses, using lowest fares possible but not exceeding full fare economy class lease or rental of vehicles;
  • Vehicle and equipment operation, installation and/or maintenance;
  • Website development and related costs; and miscellaneous expenses integral to the project.

    How to Apply for Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda

    To obtain an application form or for questions about the application process, please contact the CFLI Coordinator by email at the address given on the website.

    Apply by 4th July.

    For more information and application details, see; Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Uganda

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