The Direct Aid Program (DAP):
1. is a small grants program managed by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that works directly with communities in developing countries. It focuses on supporting small-scale aid activities that deliver practical and tangible results
2. supports local community efforts towards poverty reduction and engages a wide range of partners including non-government organisations, community groups, educational institutions, health facilities and local governments
3. projects cover a range of sectors such as education, health, water and sanitation, environmental protection, women's empowerment and gender equality, supporting people with disabilities, economic livelihoods, food security and human rights.
Projects focus are: poverty alleviation, income generation, education, sanitation, health, human rights, good governance, rural development, gender equality, environment and ad hoc humanitarian relief.
Funding per project: max. €15.000.
Utilize This Offer
The Australian Embassy in Lisbon invites all eligible entities to apply for funding through the Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2019-2020 for Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau and São Tomé and Príncipe.
Deadline: 4 August (midnight, Portuguese time).