Direct Aid Program: Small Grants Scheme for Development Activities in Tunisia

Deadline: 30 April 2017

The Australian High Commission in Malta is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) a small grants scheme for development activities in Tunisia.

The emphasis of the program is on alleviating basic humanitarian hardships and is an integral component of Australia’s overseas development program.

The day-to-day administration of the Direct Aid Program (DAP) is the responsibility of Australia’s overseas missions (posts). The program coordination function is located within the Public Diplomacy, Communications and Scholarships Division of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT).

Eligibility for funding

  • 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.
  • Projects that support people with disabilities to improve the quality of their lives through accessing the same opportunities for participation, contribution, decision-making, and social and economic well-being as others are strongly encouraged.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit Direct Aid Program.

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