Finnish Fund for Local Cooperation Call for Proposals

Deadline to submit concept notes: Friday 21.04.2023, at 5:00 (GMT +3)

Fund for Local cooperation is a funding tool for local civil society organisations and is a part of Finland's Country Programme in Tanzania. It complements the Finnish-Tanzanian bilateral cooperation especially under the outcome area 1: Inclusive development through active citizenship

The 2023 call is looking for project proposals, which aim at supporting;

  • Human rights and media freedom
  • Entrepreneurship and labor market skills for youth

The maximum funding for project support per organization is 85 000 euros for the period of two years.

The Embassy of Finland's Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) builds on the view that sustainable development cannot be achieved without an active civil society. In Tanzania, civil society organizations are needed both for their advocacy work as well as service delivery. The FLC aims to build partnerships between the civil society organizations and the Embassy of Finland and to support the organizations so that they can operate more effectively.

With FLC, the organizations can, for example, influence policy processes, monitor government actions or enhance service delivery to vulnerable groups with the ultimate aim of poverty reduction and realization of human rights.

How to apply?

This year the FLC applications are to be submitted by email only to a[email protected].  Applications, which are sent via post or delivered to the Embassy, will not be accepted. Eligibility criteria and any other relevant information is available in the Guidelines for Applying attachment below. Please read attached document with all due care before submitting application.

Deadline to submit concept notes: Friday 21.04.2023, at 5:00 (GMT +3)

The FLC committee of the Embassy in Dar es Salaam will review applications and the project concept notes.

There will be a second phase where shortlisted applicants will be requested for a full proposal including a detailed project proposal and budget breakdown. More information about the phase II will be offered directly for qualified organisations.

For further information, please contact us via:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: +255 22 2212400, +255 767 919915

Link to the guidelines (in PDF format): Guidelines for applying