Deadline: 31 January 2017
The Department for International Development (DFID) is seeking applications for UK Aid Direct that support small and medium sized civil society organisations, based in the UK and overseas, to achieve sustained poverty reduction and deliver the UK’s development priorities.
UK Aid Direct is DFID’s central funding mechanism for awarding grants to small and medium sized UK and international civil society organisations working to reduce poverty overseas. Formerly known as the Global Poverty Action Fund (GPAF), the fund was re-launched in 2014 as UK Aid Direct. Since 2010, more than 200 grants have been awarded across 36 countries.
Sector: Poverty Reduction
Funding Value: The value of funds range from:
- Up to £100,000,
- £100,001 to £500,000,
- £500,001 to £1,000,000,
- More than £1,000,000
The countries that are eligible for organisations to implement their UK Aid Direct-funded projects in are:
- the lowest 50 countries in the UN Human Development Index (HDI)
- the countries the UK Department for International Development (DFID) considers to be of high or moderate fragility.
Afghanistan, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt (Arab Republic of), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Kenya, Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of), Kyrgyz Republic, Lebanon, Libya, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tanzania (United Republic of), Togo, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
For more information, please visit UK Aid Direct.