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.

For more information visit: Direct Aid Program | Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade ( or email [email protected].

The DAP 2022-23 grant round is now closed.

Please note the DAP program is competitive. Due to the volume of applications, the Embassy will be unable to provide individual feedback.