Resource Exchange


Makassar’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2020-2021 – Indonesia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 16, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on December 30, 2020
Australian Government banner
Australian Government banner

The Australian Consulate-General’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) is now open for 2020-2021 project submissions and welcomes applications from South Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi, West Sulawesi, Southeast Sulawesi, Gorontalo, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Maluku, North Maluku and West Papua.

The program aims to support projects with a strong development focus that complement Australia’s broader aid program which contributes to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. The DAP projects should promote a distinctive and positive image of Australia.

DAP activities should primarily be aimed at achieving practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. DAP is able to fund activities that have a direct, practical and immediate impact, including capacity building programs in the areas of governance and human rights engagement.

Utilize This Offer

DAP is available on a not-for-profit basis to individuals, community groups, NGOs and other entities engaged in development activities in countries that are eligible for official development assistance (ODA).

The Australian Consulate-General’s DAP funding is available for projects based in eastern Indonesia (specifically Sulawesi, East and South Kalimantan, Maluku, North Maluku and West Papua).

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year DAP prioritising:
1) the following target groups / beneficiaries: vulnerable people including women; people with disabilities; those who may fall into poverty due to COVID-19 pandemic;
2) projects which support COVID-19 management and recovery including, but not limited to the following sectors:
a) COVID-19;
b) Health;
c) Water and sanitation;
d) Education;
e) Women’s economic empowerment.

There is no minimum amount that a single DAP project can receive but the maximum is AUD60,000 over the life of the project.

Activities may run up to a maximum of two years.

All applicants must submit the application form, including a complete budget for the project.

Closing date: 31 December 2020.

For more information, please visit

Comments 2

Log in or register to post comments
Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 07
Jan 07

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 attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the project and also to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Ressource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities), that will show up, by chronologic order.
6. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse!

Jill Langhus
Dec 18, 2020
Dec 18, 2020

Thanks, Ana!