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Funds for Local Cooperation of the Finnish Embassy

The Embassy of Finland will open a call for applications for Funds for Local Cooperation on 2.-31. January 2019. The Funds for Local Cooperation (FLCs) is an instrument of Finnish development cooperation.

This call for Project Proposals is looking for projects to contribute to the following outcomes of the FLC Programme:

  • Enhancing possibilities for a two-state solution
  • Building trust between Israeli and Palestinian youth

The project proposals should also adhere to the cross-cutting themes of Finnish development policy to strengthen the rights of the most vulnerable, promote gender equality, and improve climate change preparedness and mitigation.

The Embassy of Finland can only fund organizations registered in Israel and projects whose beneficiaries are Palestinians in East Jerusalem, West Bank and/or Gaza. The project activities may take place in Israel.

The LCF funding available for 2019-2020 is 120 000€. The Embassy is looking to fund 3-4 organizations for a two-year programme.


You are warmly welcome to hear more about the LCF programme and eligibility criteria to a morning coffee on Wednesday 19 December at 9:30 at the Embassy of Finland, floor Adgar 360, 2 Haslosha street, Tel Aviv. RSVP by 17 December to

Participation at the event is not a prerequisite for receiving funding, but an opportunity for your organization to understand and hear more about the LCF programme of the Embassy.

Information about the application process will be posted on the Embassy website closer to the application period. Please note that early or late applications will not be accepted.

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Updated 12/3/2018

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