Australian Embassy

Grant Applications

Direct Aid Program - Expressions of Interest open

Expressions of Interest are sought from eligible NGOs for projects under the Australian Embassy’s Direct Aid Program, for 2021-22.

Projects should have a direct, practical and immediate impact on Nepal’s development.  NGO’s must be registered with Nepal’s district administration offices and the Social Welfare Council.

We're looking for projects:

  • with an emphasis on community and rural development, education, gender equality, disability inclusion, youth, human rights, the environment, economic empowerment and humanitarian relief;
  • that enhance educational and cultural exchanges and people-to-people links;
  • where applicants and their communities make a co-contribution to the program with in-kind support;
  • the have sustainable outcomes;
  • that support occupational skills.

To apply, visit our online portal. Applications close on 30 June 2021.