Global Affairs Canada’s funding processes for international assistance

Development

There are two ways for civil society organizations (CSOs) to initiate an application for funding for an international development project:

  1. Apply through a call for preliminary proposals 
  2. Submit an unsolicited proposal

Note:

The other mechanisms used to fund development initiatives include:

Humanitarian assistance

Humanitarian assistance follows a separate process. Please review these instructions on the guidelines page if you are interested in applying for funding for a humanitarian assistance initiative.

Security programming

Security programming follows a separate process. Please review the specifications for this type of programming if you are interested in applying for funding through a security program.

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