The Human Rights Grants Scheme (HRGS) 2011-2012 is now open. The key changes to the 2011-2012 HRGS are detailed below.
Key Changes to the 2011-2012 HRGS
Eligibility of organisations
To be eligible for funding under the 2011–2012 HRGS organisations must be based and operate in the following countries:
Africa: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Middle East: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian territories
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
Pacific: Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu,
Latin America and Caribbean: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Cuba, Haiti
Grants will be awarded as a single payment for the Australian valued of between AUD20,000–AUD100,000 depending on the project requirements
It is expected that most projects will be for a one year duration, but some projects may take place over a maximum of two years. All 1 year projects must be completed by July 2013. All two year project must be completed by July 2014.
Application and short-listing process
This year a one step application process has been introduced that removes the expression of interest requirement. Applicants must submit a full application only.
However, before submitting a full application, organisations should first contact the relevant Australian diplomatic post to discuss the proposed activity.
Please read the Applicant Guidelines.
Prospective organisations should first contact the relevant Australian diplomatic post to discuss
the proposed activity before submitting a proposal.