Funding schemes for non-government organisations
Funding schemes for non-government organisations (NGOs) aim to provide or supplement funding for Australian
NGOs to implement development, relief and rehabilitation activities in developing countries.
A program of
NGO activity funding (NGO scheme) may be agreed between the Australian Government and a partner government as a suitable contribution to the aid program's strategy in that country.
NGO funding schemes also contribute to the global reach of the Australian aid program.
There are a number of ways that
NGOs can access funding from the Australian Government; these include the AusAID—NGO Cooperation Program and the Direct Aid Program and Small Activities Scheme which are available to developing country
Last reviewed: 4 April, 2012