Donor: Australian Embassy Iran
Application procedure: Online Application
Donor base: Australia
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 05.09.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Capacity Building
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Food Security
  • Health
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Social Inclusion
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective 

The Australian Government’s overseas aid program is improving the lives of millions of people in developing countries. The Australian Embassy in Tehran’s Direct Aid Program assists vulnerable and disadvantaged persons in several provinces across Iran. The Embassy funds a variety of aid initiatives, ranging from small projects undertaken by local NGOs to larger scale cooperation with organisations such as the Norwegian Refugee Council, Operation Mercy and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

The Embassy funds humanitarian projects aimed at assisting the following target groups and development sectors: (1) improved quality of life and increased access to employment opportunities for disabled persons; (2) establishment of education programs (e.g. basic literacy, gender equality, drug and health awareness, water and sanitation) and vocational training initiatives within poor urban communities; and (3) alleviation of poverty within the Afghan refugee community (supporting educational institutions and providing increased access to vocational training and employment opportunities).

2) Eligibility 

They encourage applications for DAP funding from individuals, NGOs and other non-profit organisations involved in humanitarian projects.

3) Location 

Actions must take place in Iran.

4) Budget 

Projects can have a budget of maximum AUD 30,000.

5) Application 

The online service to receive DAP proposals for 2023-2024 is open until 5 September 2023. Please make sure to apply well in advance through the following link: https://dap.smartygrants.com.au/Tehran2023-2024.

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