Australian Human Rights Grant Scheme HRGS

The Human Rights Grants Scheme (HRGS) 2011-2012 of the Australian government/ Ausaid is now open. – Published on HURIDOCS, September 19, 2011.

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: … (full text and sommaire en français and resumen en español).

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