Australian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 2 October 2017

Applications are open for the Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants scheme for development activities, managed by the Australian Embassy in Yangon.

The program funds projects that provide direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, including vulnerable or disadvantaged groups. In Myanmar the embassy’s program is particularly focused on livelihoods. Applications for capacity building projects, including in the areas of governance, economic development and human rights engagement, will also be considered.

Funding Information

Applicants can apply for funding of up to $60,000 for a single project.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Development projects in all regions of Myanmar are eligible to apply to DAP.
  • Applicants can submit only one application per organisation.
  • Attention will be given to projects providing direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, including vulnerable or disadvantaged groups, women, children and youth. Projects should address gender issues in their implementation.
  • DAP projects should be aimed primarily at achieving practical and tangible outcomes, such as on poverty alleviation, community health; schools/education; small-scale infrastructure; rural development; gender equality, environmental benefits including managing or adapting to climate change and ad hoc humanitarian relief.
  • The focus should be on activities that have a direct impact and may include capacity building projects, particularly in the areas of governance and human rights engagement.

How to Apply

Completed applications must be submitted at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Myanmar

For more information, please visit Australian Embassy in Myanmar.

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