Australian Embassy
Serbia, Montenegro, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Direct Aid Program




The Australian Embassy in Belgrade, through the Direct Aid Program (DAP) is calling for project proposals between from applicants in our three countries of accreditation – Serbia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Montenegro.


The Direct Aid Program (DAP) is a flexible small grants program funded from Australia’s aid budget and managed by the Embassy.


We welcome project proposals from capable NGOs, CSOs and organisations seeking funding for the activities/projects addressing the following priorities:

  • Promotion of human rights and freedom of expression, with particular focus on building democratic institutions.
  • Empowerment of women and girls, with the focus on economic empowerment.
  • Assistance to vulnerable groups, including people with disability.
  • Support to environmental awareness.
  • Promotion of youth sport and inclusion of women and girls.


Information regarding the funding, grant allocation criteria and requirements and the application form can be found in the following website:


Applications should be sent electronically by email no later than 16 September to:


Successful applicants will be contacted by 15 October 2016.


The Direct Aid Program Application form and instructions.