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.

HANOI

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 chau-thuy.hang@dfat.gov.au

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