DFID challenge fund UK Aid Direct launches on Twitter and LinkedIn for the first time today (22 January).
The channels will support potential and existing grant holders, and provide information for anyone interested in the delivery of the UK’s development priorities through the fund.
UK Aid Direct will share information and news from the fund, updates from DFID and progress towards achieving the Global Goals, as well as grantee and beneficiary stories and learning materials through the pages.
UK Aid Direct is DFID’s five-year, £150 million challenge fund designed to support the UK’s commitments to achieving the Global Goals. It is DFID’s main funding channel for small and medium sized civil society organisations (CSOs), with grants available for UK and international CSOs working to reduce poverty overseas.
The three grant types currently available are:
- Impact grants for between £250,001 and £4m
- Community Partnership for up to £250,000
- Small Charities Challenge Fund for up to £50,000
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