Fund for Local Cooperation

The Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) of the Embassy of Finland in Bucharest is an instrument for funding non-profit projects in the Republic of Moldova. The FLC is geared towards local civil society actors and independent media to carry out well-targeted projects with a clear goal and sustainable outcome.

In 2022 the Embassy is supporting the media sector and the rights of women and girls.

The 2022 annual call for project proposals has ended. The Embassy does not currently accept project proposals.  Concerning the results of the annual call, the Embassy aims to inform all the applicants in May.


The FLC of the Embassy of Finland is an instrument of Finnish development cooperation. As a development policy instrument, the FLC supports the goals and principles of the Finnish development policy (layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window)and priority areas. The latter are:

  1. Rights and status of women and girls

  2. The growth of developing countries' economies to generate more jobs, livelihoods and well-being

  3. Democratic and better functioning societies

  4. Food security, access to water and energy, as well as sustainable use of natural resources.

The projects the Embassy supports are in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals(layout.types.url.description) (Opens New Window) of the UN.

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are an urgent call for action by all countries in a global partnership.

For more information, please contact [email protected]