2010-2011 The Africa-Australia Small Grants Scheme (AACGS), Africa

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he Africa-Australia Small Grants Scheme (AACGS) 2010-2011

The Australian Embassy is pleased to announce that applications for the Australia-Africa Community Grants Scheme (AACGS) for 2010-2011 are now open.

The AACGS (formerly the African Regional Small Activities Scheme or ARSAS) will support community-based activities being implemented by non-government organisations that promote sustainable economic and social development. Funding can range from AUD30,000 to AUD75,000. In rare cases involving exceptional project applications, we will consider larger amounts.

Funding under the AACGS is available for all African countries, however the Australian Embassy in Cairo will accept applications from Egypt, Sudan (including Southern Sudan), Tunisia, Libya and Eritrea. For other African countries, please find the Australian diplomatic mission responsible in the guidelines below.

Applications for funding under the AACGS must include:

1. An AACGS Project Proposal Summary using this template (maximum 2 pages)
2. An AACGS Detailed project proposal using this template (maximum 10 pages).

In completing your application, please refer to the following documents:

1. AusAID's general guidelines and information on the AACGS
2. AusAID's specific guidelines on completing AACGS applications

Applications should be emailed to cairo.austremb@dfat.gov.au or sent to the following address:

Selection Committee
Australia Africa Connumity Grants Scheme
Australian Embassy
World Trade Center, 11th Floor
Corniche Ekl Nil
Boulac 11111
Cairo, Egypt

Applications for this round of funding will close on 31 January 2011.

Source: Development cooperation - Australian Embassy