The Australian High Commission in Kenya is seeking applications for the Direct Aid Program, which is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible groups or organizations undertaking suitable small-scale development projects.
Areas of focus for this round are the rights and empowerment of women and girls, disability inclusion, and COVID-19 response and recovery. Activities may run-up to a maximum of two years. In certain cases, consideration may be given to contributions to disaster relief operations.
Projects must be self-sustaining and recurrent/ongoing costs will not be supported (e.g. salaries/rental/utility costs, micro credit schemes, or any other project that involves the return of money, etc.). Projects that demonstrate a high level of local contribution (financially and/or in-kind) are encouraged.
Direct Aid Program grants are awarded to a maximum of AUD 60,000 (approximately USD 42,296 at time of publishing)-
Deadline: 21st October, 2020