Australian Embassy
Ethiopia, Djibouti, South Sudan, Central African Republic, African Union, IGAD, UNECA

Direct Aid Program


Direct Aid Program (Small Grants Program) 2023-24 - Applications Closed

Applications for the Australian Embassy’s Direct Aid Program (Small Grants Program) have now closed.

Thank you to everyone who put in a submission. We received over 750 applications in total and are thrilled to see so many impressive Expression of Interests. The Australian Embassy will inform applicants on the outcomes of their application by 20 September 2023. Selected Expression of Interests will proceed to develop a full proposal following an invitation from our grant management portal, Smarty Grants.

Consult this guide if you face any trouble on the portal. Please address any enquiries to [email protected] and quote your submission number.