CIDA funding changes hit small groups hardest

Survey suggests 24 groups intend to lay off staff, new CIDA calls-for-proposals method needs review.

Embassy Photo: Sam Garcia
Partnerships with Canadians Branch vice-president Darren Schemmer speaks at a CHF conference March 2.
Kristen Shane
Published: Wednesday, 03/07/2012 12:00 am EST

A delay-prone new funding method has led the Canadian International Development Agency to turn off the taps to groups that have worked with it for decades and had developed solid track records.

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