Australian Embassy
Also accredited to Eritrea and Sudan

Development cooperation

Development Cooperation



The Australian Embassy in Egypt runs a small grants program called the Direct Aid Program (DAP) funded from Australia’s aid budget.

DAP focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship, alleviating povery and advancing developmental objectives. DAP funding is available to community groups, international or Australian NGOs, academic institutions, research bodies, libraries, museums, or other organisations engaged in development activities on a not-for-profit basis. The Australian Embassy in Cairo administers DAP funding for projects taking place in Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea.

DAP grant rounds are open for applications in August/September each year . The current DAP round (2020-21) is closed for applications.

Please monitor this page for further announcements.

For any DAP enquiries, please contact the Australian Embassy in Egypt at [email protected].


Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) Grants

The Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) 2021-22 Grant Round seeks applications for projects that enhance Australia's economic, cultural and social relations with the Arab world.  The projects can take place in either Australia or the Arab world, but must have an Australian partner.

Applications for 2021-22 round are open from 7 April 2021 to 2 June 2021.

For more information on key dates and how to apply please click here