Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Vietnam 2016-2017: Call for Proposals

Canada Fund for Local Initiatives in Vietnam 2016-2017: Call for Proposals

http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/vietnam/development-developpement/CFLI-FCIL.aspx?lang=eng (in English)

http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/vietnam/development-developpement/CFLI-FCIL.aspx?lang=vie ( Vietnamese)

http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/vietnam/development-developpement/CFLI-FCIL.aspx?lang=fra (en Francais)

Please request an application form at lanhuong@vnfssp.org; and below is the application procedure for your guidance.

How to apply?

Applicants are requested to complete the CFLI Application Form for Project Funding in either English, French or Vietnamese and to submit their proposal package to: lanhuong@vnfssp.org no later than 15 November 2016. (Applicants are encouraged to submit earlier if possible).

The proposal package should include:
·       Application for project funding by the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives – Only those proposals using the indicated application form will be considered.
·       Letter of support from relevant authorities (submission at a later stage but prior to agreement signing is acceptable);
·       Letter of commitment from the implementing organization (submission at a later stage but prior to agreement signing is acceptable).

CFLI staff will contact applicants of short-listed projects to provide further guidance on procedures.

Selection Criteria

The proposal must demonstrate that:

·       It does not include any research elements, overseas costs, or the core operations or recurrent costs of the organization;
·       It is fully supported by local authorities and a needs assessment was completed;
·       The project considers gender equality and environmental sustainability throughout the entire project process (in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation);
·       The local community has been involved in the project design, and will be involved in all aspects of the project, including in the decision-making process;
·       The expected results are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time bound;
·       The participants and their roles in the project are clearly identified;
·       It is financially, operationally, and environmentally sustainable; and
·       It is cost-effective and contains a contribution from the recipient organization.

The applicant must demonstrate that it:

·       Has the organizational, financial management and implementation capacity to achieve the project’s expected results and ensure the sustainability thereof;
·       Is registered in Vietnam and has the support of relevant local authorities; and
·       Has a demonstrated track record/experience in the proposed area of activity or has worked previously with the target group.