Small grants of up to AU$60,000 are available to NGOs, community groups and other not-for-profit entities to undertake small-scale development projects focusing on the economic empowerment of disadvantaged communities and groups. In the year 2017-18 Hanoi DAP will prioritise higher value projects, and projects which take an innovative approach to a longstanding development challenge. The deadline for submitting applications (online) is Friday 29 September 2017.

Helmets given to Vietnamese students under the Australian development assistance. (Photo for illustration)

DAP in Northern Vietnam is an extremely competitive program. Applications must meet the requirements detailed in the DAP Guidelines, and comply with the requirements in the application form.

Applicants are required to read the Guidelines and fill in the application forms for the Hanoi 2017-18 DAP grants. Applicants can choose to fill in an application form either in Vietnamese or English, at for English; and for Vietnamese.

For queries about DAP or the application process, please contact or 024 37740116.

The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City administers DAP in the southern provinces, please visit for further details.

For further information about Australia’s development assistance to Vietnam, please visit

Reported by Linh Chi-Binh Chau