Deadline: 30 September 2017
The Australian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible small grants program funded by the Australian Government.
The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus which contribute to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. DAP projects should also promote a distinctive and positive image of Australia.
- DAP activities should achieve practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. DAP is able to fund activities that have a direct, practical and immediate impact, including capacity building programs in the areas of governance and human rights engagement.
- Preference will be given to projects:
- in the areas of community health, rural development, capacity building, education, sport, gender equality, disabilities, youth, human rights, the environment, agriculture, small-scale infrastructure, economic empowerment, disaster management and humanitarian relief;
- where applicants and their communities make a contribution to the success of the project (e.g. labour, materials, transport or cash);
- that enhance educational and cultural exchanges and people-to-people links;
- that are achievable and have sustainable outcomes; and
- that provide educational or occupational/skills training.
- DAP is available to individuals, community groups, civil society groups, NGOs, local government organisations and other entities engaged in development activities on a not-for-profit basis.
- Projects in Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname are eligible for funding.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
Eligible Countries: Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Suriname.
For more information, please visit Direct Aid Program 2017-18.