The Direct Aid Program (DAP)- Small grants program- Australian Consulate-General Kolkata, India (Deadline- Nov 20, 2020)

Title: The Direct Aid Program (DAP)- Small grants program (Deadline- Nov 20, 2020)
Organisation: "Australian Consulate- General in Kolkata, India"
Theme: Contain and combat COVID-19 and address the health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic
Description: "The Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata supports small-scale, sustainable development projects in east and north east India (see below for a list of states covered). States covered by the Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura and West Bengal.

DAP activities should aim to achieve practical and tangible outcomes of high development impact. We are committed to working with India to contain and combat COVID-19 and address the health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic. In 2020-21 we aim to work with partners on high quality projects on five thematic areas: Education, innovation & entrepreneurship; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Water and sanitation; Agricultural productivity and Public Administration and Governance"
Eligibility: NGOs with FCRA can apply for this funding
Grant Amount: Grants are typically provided up to 2,60,000 INR each, with some flexibility in case of justified project expenses.
Apply by: November 20, 2020
Weblink: Australian Consulate-General in Kolkata


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