Call for proposals: Canada Caribbean Disaster Risk Management (CCDRM) Fund

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from Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Published on 16 Nov 2009 View Original
The Canada Caribbean Disaster Risk Management (CCDRM) Fund announces the third call for project proposals. Grants will be made on a competitive basis to support small-scale projects at the community level that deliver measurable results in natural disaster risk reduction and/or in the reduction of the negative impacts of climate change. Projects may range in duration from a few months to two years in maximum duration.

Priority will be given to projects in the $25,000 to $75,000 CDN range. Projects outside this range may be considered on an exceptional basis; however requests for project funding cannot exceed $100,000 CDN.

The CCDRM Fund is designed to support legally registered (or officially recognized), financially viable organizations from the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. Examples of eligible organizations include: NGOs community based organizations, governmental agencies, youth groups, women's groups, church organizations, service clubs, fisher associations, and government agencies.

Before preparing a proposal please review the guidance information provided in the "Guide for Project Submissions". Project proposals must follow the format shown in the "Application From". Both documents as well as a list of Frequently Asked Questions can be downloaded from the CCDRM Fund web page at www.cdera.org/projects/ccdrmf/. For assistance with questions of additional information please contact the CCDRM Fund Coordinator, Leslie Walling (ccdrmf.cancarib@gmail.com).

Mailing address:

Canadian High Commission
Bishop's Court Hill, St. Michael
P.O. Box 404, Bridgetown, BB11000
BARBADOS
Tel: (246)429-3550 Fax: (246)429-3876

Office Location:

CDEMA
Manor Lodge, Lodge Hill
St. Michael, BARBADOS
Tel: (246)425-0386 Fax: (246) 425-8854
Email: ccdrmf.cancarib@gmail.com