Australian Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar: Direct Aid Program 2018-2019

Deadline: 10 September 2018

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

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Funding Information

USD 35,000 per project is available. Projects seeking smaller amounts of funding are also encouraged to apply.

Eligible Projects

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  • The program funds projects that achieve practical outcomes (especially in improving livelihoods) for disadvantaged communities.
  • Projects can include activities related to poverty alleviation, community health, disabilities, education, small-scale infrastructure, rural development, youth, gender equity, human rights, the environment and small-scale humanitarian response.
  • Projects can run for a maximum two years, but shorter projects are welcomed. All grant money must be fully spent by 31 December 2020.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any organisation involved in community development in Myanmar can apply, this includes community groups, CSOs, NGOs, INGOs, etc.
  • Priority is given to Myanmar-based organisations.

How to Apply

  • Application is a two-stage process. Applicants should first submit a short Expression of Interest (EOI). EOIs will be assessed and shortlisted applicants will be asked to provide a full application.
  • Expressions of interest must use the template provided on the given website.
  • Complete the EOI form and submit it at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Myanmar

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For more information, please visit Direct Aid Program.

  • Avatar Rev. David Biak kung says:

    I am very interested in this smal grant for our Middle School in Chin state at Hakha

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Rev. David Biak kung,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity. You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar alex c dumay says:

    same program yes hopefully also in the Philippines
    to be long live Australia people

  • Avatar Daniel Idibia Obida says:

    Can other nations like Nigeria apply for this grant because there is a lot to be done in this part of the world to alleviate poverty, peace building between three local communities

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