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Reduce Poverty and Promote Development in Argentina and Paraguay / Direct Aid Program (DAP) of the Australian Embassy

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 21, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 20, 2019
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The Direct Aid Program (DAP) of the Australian Embassy
a) was created with the purpose of providing Australian missions in the world with a flexible mechanism to assist activities aimed at sustainable development;
b) aims to alleviate poverty and promote economic and social development in Argentina and Paraguay while meeting Australia’s international objectives. Special attention is given to the needs of minority groups, women and children;
c) supports initiatives of non-governmental organizations in Argentina and Paraguay that seek to reduce poverty and promote development in the region.

Priority Areas
- Development of children, adolescents and young people
- Gender equity
- Indigenous communities
- Environment.

Grant request: maximum of 20,000 Australian dollars per project.

Duration of activities: not to exceed 12 months.

Projects must be submitted by legally registered non-governmental organizations, or nonprofit civil associations in Argentina and Paraguay.

Utilize This Offer

This is a scheme of competitive funds to support small-scale projects that aim to improve the quality of life of local communities.

Application deadline: 21 September, 2019 at 17:00 (Argentina time).

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 21, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Aug 21, 2019
Aug 21, 2019

Thank you for sharing, Ana!