Development Awareness Fund

The Department for International Development has announced that the new application guidelines and criteria for funding through the Development Awareness Fund will be available from the 30 April 2007. Under the Development Awareness Fund funding is available to UK based organisation and networks to raise awareness and understanding of international development issues. During 2006 – 2007 the total budget available to support projects was £1.5 million; and eligible organisations were able to apply for funding of between £10,000 and £100,000. During 2007 – 08, organisations and networks will have between the 1 May 2007 and the 30 September 2007 to develop and submit concept notes for proposed projects and the closing date for the submission of full proposals will be 30 November 2007. In addition, organisations will also be able to apply for funding of up to £10,000 through a mini-grants programme. The deadline is 30 September 2007. For further information please visit the website link below.