Updated Jul 03, 2018

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade   GovernmentDonor

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About DFAT

The department’s purpose is to help make Australia stronger, safer and more prosperous by promoting and protecting our interests internationally and contributing to global stability and economic growth. The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the government. We work with other government agencies to ensure that Australia’s pursuit of its global, regional and bilateral interests is coordinated effectively.
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Funding Opportunities

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$26,500,900
To Date
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132
Funded Innovations
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132
Funded Deals
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2,258,402
Lives Impacted
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Type
Government
Donor
Where We Work
Australia
Focus Areas
Agriculture
Youth
Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
Economic Growth and Trade
Education
Energy
Environment
Gender
Health
Housing and Infrastructure
Humanitarian Assistance
Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Connected Innovations

finalist
Mar 2018
Save the Children Indonesia
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndonesia
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSOpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies
finalist
Mar 2018
iAct
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INChad
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSOpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies
finalist
Mar 2018
Project EARNIE
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INMyanmar, Uganda and Jordan
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSOpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies
finalist
Mar 2018
Dual Accelerated Learning program
  1. FOCUS AREASLiteracy and Teacher Development and Training
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIran
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSOpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies
finalist
Mar 2018
Young African Refugees for Integral Development (YARID)
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Curriculum
  2. IMPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSOpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies
finalist
Mar 2018
RapidPro in the Education Sector
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPapua New Guinea
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSOpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies
finalist
Mar 2018
Karam Foundation
  1. FOCUS AREASHumanitarian Assistance, Youth, Rule of Law and Human Rights and 6 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INTurkey
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONSOpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies
recognition
Mar 2018
Horn of Africa Development Initiative - HODI
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Extracurricular or Out-of School Activities
  2. IMPLEMENTED INKenya
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Save the Children Indonesia
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndonesia
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Therapy Box
  1. FOCUS AREASLiteracy and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INSyria, Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Crisis Classroom
  1. FOCUS AREASRefugees and Technology
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
GoFundEd
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INGreece
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
LitWorld
  1. FOCUS AREASCurriculum and Mental Health
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNigeria, Philippines and Colombia
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
#MeWeSyria
  1. FOCUS AREASCommunications and Media
  2. IMPLEMENTED INLebanon and Turkey
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Ubongo
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Basic Education
  2. IMPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Wonder Tree - Augmented Reality Games for Special Children
  1. FOCUS AREASCognitive Development, Technology and Disability
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Playing For Change Foundation
  1. FOCUS AREASExtracurricular or Out-of School Activities and Cognitive Development
  2. IMPLEMENTED INMexico
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
NaTakallam
  1. FOCUS AREASWorkforce Development and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIraq and Lebanon
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
1Card1Child
  1. FOCUS AREASYoung Adolescence (10-14)
  2. IMPLEMENTED INMexico
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Broadclass-Listen to Learn
  1. FOCUS AREASLeadership Development, Peace and Resilience and Citizen Participation
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Capoeira4Refugees
  1. FOCUS AREASExtracurricular or Out-of School Activities, Emotional Development and Peace and Resilience
  2. IMPLEMENTED INSyria, Palestinian Territories, Jordan and Turkey
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies and Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Jara
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Rule of Law and Human Rights and Refugees
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNepal, Jordan and Philippines
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Playground Ideas
  1. FOCUS AREASExtracurricular or Out-of School Activities, DIY/Makerspace and Soft or Life Skills
  2. IMPLEMENTED INThailand and India
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Rutindo Schools: Maths + Culture
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Gender Equity and Refugees
  2. IMPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Sky School
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation, Technology and Entrepreneurship
  2. IMPLEMENTED INGreece, Jordan and Kenya
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
boomNbuzz - CONNECTING THE DISCONNECTED
  1. FOCUS AREASTeacher Development and Training, Refugees and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndia
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies and Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Tibeb Girls Program
  1. FOCUS AREASExtracurricular or Out-of School Activities and Agency
  2. IMPLEMENTED INEthiopia
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Access to Education
  1. FOCUS AREASCurriculum
  2. IMPLEMENTED INCongo, Democratic Republic of the
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Young African Refugees for Integral Development (YARID)
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Curriculum
  2. IMPLEMENTED INUganda
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Opportunity2Change: Pre-disaster Training for School Leaders and Educators
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation
  2. IMPLEMENTED INVanuatu
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Dual Accelerated Learning program
  1. FOCUS AREASLiteracy and Teacher Development and Training
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIran
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
WordScientists.org
  1. FOCUS AREASCurriculum, Technology and Literacy
  2. IMPLEMENTED INEcuador, United States, Lebanon, Nepal, India and Pakistan
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Nucleos
  1. FOCUS AREASInclusive Education and Teacher Development and Training
  2. IMPLEMENTED INTurkey, Zimbabwe and India
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Idara e Taleem O Aagahi
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Curriculum
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Karam Foundation
  1. FOCUS AREASHumanitarian Assistance, Youth, Rule of Law and Human Rights and 6 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INTurkey
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
recognition
Mar 2018
Light of Hope
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Technology
  2. IMPLEMENTED INBangladesh
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
recognition
Mar 2018
Koulu School / Demos Helsinki
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Mental Health
  2. IMPLEMENTED INJordan and Greece
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Alliance Member” by OpenIDEO and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Education in Emergencies: Alliance
finalist
Jan 2018
Loowatt Waterless Flush Toilets
  1. FOCUS AREASEntrepreneurship
  2. IMPLEMENTED INUnited Kingdom and Madagascar
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
ClickMedix
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth
  2. IMPLEMENTED INChile, India, Ghana, Peru, Guatemala, Uganda, Bangladesh, Taiwan, China and Mexico
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
mClinica
  1. FOCUS AREASHealth Systems
  2. IMPLEMENTED INThailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam
  1. VERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Rynan Technologies
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Climate Change and Resilience
  2. IMPLEMENTED INVietnam
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Varivao
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Economic Empowerment
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNauru, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Kiribati and Solomon Islands
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Artisan Culture
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Empowerment
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPapua New Guinea
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Backstreet Academy
  1. FOCUS AREASEntrepreneurship
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPhilippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal and Cambodia
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
JAVARA
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Economic Growth and Trade
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndonesia
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Genashtim
  1. FOCUS AREASEducation and Social Development
  2. IMPLEMENTED INCambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Pakistan
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Friends 'n' Stuff
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Empowerment
  2. IMPLEMENTED INCambodia, Thailand and Laos
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Evoware
  1. FOCUS AREASProcessing & Production
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndonesia and Bhutan
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
EcoEnergy
  1. FOCUS AREASSolar
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPakistan
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Bula Coffee
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Economic Growth and Trade
  2. IMPLEMENTED INFiji
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
MyCash Online
  1. FOCUS AREASEconomic Empowerment
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPhilippines, Nepal, Laos, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Net-Works
  1. FOCUS AREASWaste Management and Economic Empowerment
  2. IMPLEMENTED INIndonesia and Philippines
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
R&D Innovative Solution
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
  2. IMPLEMENTED INNepal
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
finalist
Jan 2018
Regenesys BPO
  1. FOCUS AREASHuman Trafficking
  2. IMPLEMENTED INPhilippines
  1. FUNDINGFrontier InnovatorsVERIFIED
  2. ORGANIZATIONAustralian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of innovationXchange and Frontier Innovators
recognition
Jan 2018
Evaptainers
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Energy, Housing and Infrastructure and 4 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INMorocco
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Featured Innovator” by U.S. Department of State, NASA, U.S. Agency for International Development, Nike, SecondMuse and Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of LAUNCH
recognition
Nov 2017
recognition
Nov 2017
recognition
Oct 2016
Indian Ocean Trepang
  1. FOCUS AREASAquaculture
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
Novacq TM
  1. FOCUS AREASAquaculture
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
HealthyShrimp salinity sensor
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
The Oasis Aquaponics System
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture
  2. IMPLEMENTED INEl Salvador
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
Marine Permaculture Arrays
  1. FOCUS AREASAquaculture
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
Agriprotein
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture
  2. IMPLEMENTED INSouth Africa
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
Microalgae oral vaccines for fish
  1. FOCUS AREASAquaculture
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
SEA PoWer
  1. FOCUS AREASAquaculture
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
EnerGaia: Low cost spirulina closed-tank production system.
  1. FOCUS AREASAgriculture, Economic Growth and Trade, Environment and 24 More
  2. IMPLEMENTED INThailand, France, India, Singapore and Bangladesh
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
recognition
Oct 2016
The Recycler Limited
  1. FOCUS AREASAquaculture
  2. IMPLEMENTED INTanzania
  1. Recognition
  2. Was recognized as “Aquacelerator Fellow” by Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as part of Aquacelerator, Blue Economy Challenge and innovationXchange
finalist
Aug 2011
finalist
Aug 2011
Incubator
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Crowdfunding GIVENOW
  1. FOCUS AREASHumanitarian Assistance
  1. Incubator
  2. Was incubated within Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Incubator
UNKNOWN DATE