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

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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 For assistance with questions of additional information please contact the CCDRM Fund Coordinator, Leslie Walling (

Mailing address:

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

Office Location:

Manor Lodge, Lodge Hill
St. Michael, BARBADOS
Tel: (246)425-0386 Fax: (246) 425-8854