Call for Applications – Direct Aid Program – DAP
This is a call for applications for the 2015-16 Direct Aid Program – DAP round. The DAP is a small grants program funded by the Australian Government and administered by the Australian High Commission in Port of Spain, developed to assist NGOs/Civil Society, community based groups, local government and other groups access funding for the implementation of small scale sustainable development projects. We are focused on supporting developing countries’ economic development, alleviating poverty, gender related issues, disability inclusion, as well as rural development.
For this year’s DAP cycle, our areas of focus are:
• Public health and noncommunicable diseases
• Agriculture and food security
• Coral reef, climate change and fisheries initiatives
• Water and Sanitation
Last year, the Saint Lucia Small Ruminants Cooperative Society Limited received funding for a Centralised Livestock Management System for Small Ruminant Farmers and the St Lucia Diabetic and Hypertension Association, under the stewardship of Healthy Caribbean Coalition, received funding for Blood Pressure Control Through Community Action.
The round for applications will be open between 21st September and 16th October, 2015. Please visit www.trinidadandtobago.embassy.gov.au and the facebook page – Australia in the Caribbean for more information. All questions relating to DAP should be directed to DAP.firstname.lastname@example.org.