Australian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan: Direct Aid Program 2018/19

Deadline: 30 September 2018

Submit applications for the Direct Aid Program 2018/19 which is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget which is managed by the Australian Embassy Kabul.

The goal of DAP is to advance developmental objectives and address humanitarian hardship in developing countries, while at the same time fulfilling Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives.

The program focuses on supporting small-scale development projects and activities which can achieve practical outcomes related to community health and infrastructure, economic empowerment, youth, gender equality and poverty alleviation.

Funding Information

The DAP committee will look to fund projects with a value between AUD 10,000 –AUD 40,000. Projects up to AUD 60,000 may be considered if they are of exceptional quality.

Eligibility Criteria

  • DAP funding in Afghanistan is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups and NGOs engaged in development activities in Afghanistan.
  • The Embassy needs to ensure that projects have developmental outcomes, and are consistent with the foreign and trade policy, and public diplomacy objectives of the Post.
  • Attention should be given to projects providing direct benefits to those most in need in the local community, including vulnerable or disadvantaged groups.
  • 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; youth; gender equality, the environment and ad hoc humanitarian relief.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the DAP application template via given website.

Eligible Country: Afghanistan

For more information, please visit Direct Aid Program 2018/19.

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