Updated Oct 08, 2020CLOSED

Applications sought for grants under the Mongolia Direct Aid Program 2020-21

The Australian Embassy is inviting interested organisations to submit applications for grants under the Direct Aid Program (DAP).

DAP is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget. The Mongolia DAP aligns with the overall purpose of Australia’s aid program to contribute towards economic growth and poverty reduction.

In 2020-21, the Mongolia DAP will aim to fund projects that support aid program and economic diplomacy objectives of the Embassy and addresses issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The following are priority sectors:

  • - Health – focusing on rural and community health, combating communicable diseases, cancer, emergency and distance medicine, medical services for the disadvantaged a, pandemic preparedness and Mongolian responses to COVID-19
  • - Human Rights – focusing on disability inclusiveness, empowering minorities, LGBTI rights, and eliminating discrimination;
  • - Disaster prevention and response – Activities that focus on building the capacity of Mongolia to prepare for and respond to wildfires and other natural disasters
  • - Ending domestic violence, protecting women and children
  • - Education – focusing on access for people with disabilities, disadvantaged adults and children, and children with special needs;
  • - Youth for development – focusing on promoting social inclusion
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CLOSEDOct 20, 2020Deadline
Up to $21,427Amount
12 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasHealth
Gender-based Violence (Gender)
Positive Youth Development (Youth)
Disaster Risk Reduction (Humanitarian Assistance)
Rule of Law and Human Rights (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Infectious & Vector Diseases (Health)

Applications will be considered from local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs), national and local government agencies and other not-for-profit organisations. All applications must demonstrate that they are not-for-profit. Applications from individuals will not be considered.

Microcredit schemes, purchase of land and vehicles, recurrent costs including staff salary and non-related administrative expenses, commercial ventures and activities with direct support from government (noting exceptions above) are not eligible for DAP funding.

Application Directions

Submissions must be made using the DAP online application system created by Australian Embassy in Mongolia. No other paper forms of application will be accepted. Applications for other forms sent to DAP will not be considered.
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