Australian Embassy
Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia

Direct Aid Program

Direct Aid Program - Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia

Applications for the Embassy’s Direct Aid Program (DAP) are open from 25 August 2017.  Applications close at midnight on 9 October 2017.

Priority will be given to projects which have an enduring impact for disadvantaged communities, including refugees, women and children. Project budgets should be capped at AUD 30,000.

DAP is a flexible small grants scheme available to individuals, community groups and local and international NGOs, government entities, academic institutions, or other non-profit organizations working in development activities at community level and that involve the beneficiaries in the identification and implementation of the project.

The projects should focus on achieving practical and tangible outcomes in: community development, education, gender equality, disabilities, youth and economic empowerment.

To review DAP summary information available on the DFAT website, please click here.

Applications must be submitted via the Smartygrants online platform.

To complete an application in English, please follow this link to the Smartygrants website:  

To complete an application in Turkish, please follow this link to the Smartygrants website:

If you have any questions about the program, or experience technical problems completing your online application, please contact the Embassy’s DAP Manager on:

phone: 0312-459 9504