PRESS RELEASE 4 August 2017
TOPIC: DIRECT AID PROGRAM 2017-18
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT’S DIRECT AID PROGRAM 2017-18
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
On Friday 4 August, 2017, the Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City opens applications for the Australian Government’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) grant round 2017-18, for projects in central and southern Vietnam. Small grants of up to AU$20,000 (US$15,000) are available to NGOs, community groups and other not-for-profit entities to undertake small-scale development projects focussing on the economic empowerment of disadvantaged communities and groups. The deadline for applications is Monday 4 September 2017.
DAP funding is competitive, in 2016-17 the Australian Consulate-General funded approximately AU$250,000 to 13 projects of the 142 applications received.
- Guidelines and application forms for the 2017-18 DAP grants are available at: http://hcmc.vietnam.embassy.gov.au
- For queries about DAP or the application process, please contact DAP.email@example.com or 028 35218100.
The Australian Embassy in Hanoi administers DAP in the northern provinces, please click here for further details.
- For further information about Australia’s development assistance to Vietnam, click here.
For further information about this media release, please contact:
Ms Thuy Hang, Public Diplomacy Officer, Australian Consulate-General at 028 3521 8134 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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