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UK Aid Direct: A challenge fund designed to support the UK’s commitments to achieving the Global Goals.

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Project Data Last Updated: 08/01/2020

IATI Identifier: GB-COH-04105827-AIDDIRECT


Funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), UK Aid Direct was established in 2014 as a successor to the Global Poverty Action Fund (GPAF), which was created in 2010. UK Aid Direct is a challenge fund designed to support the UK’s commitments to achieving the Global Goals. The aim of UK Aid Direct is to fund small- and medium-sized national and international civil society organisations (CSOs) to reduce poverty and work towards achieving the Global Goals. Specifically, UK Aid Direct funding reaches the most marginalised and vulnerable populations, supporting the DFID agenda to ‘leave no one behind’. This agenda can be achieved through funding projects that encompass service delivery, economic empowerment, strengthening accountability or generating social change. As a flexible fund, UK Aid Direct is designed to be an adaptive and demand-led fund that responds to DFID priorities of:\n\n- Strengthening global peace, security and governance\n\n- Strengthening resilience and response to crisis\n\n- Promoting global prosperity\n\n- Tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable\n\n- Delivering value for money

Status - Implementation More information about project status
Project Spend More information about project funding
Implementing Organisation(s) More information about implementing organisation(s)
  • ACORD (Agency For Cooperation and Research in Development )
  • APT Action on Poverty
  • ARK (Absolute Return for Kids)
  • Abaseen Foundation UK
  • AbleChildAfrica
  • Acid Survivors Foundation
  • Act4Africa UK
  • ActionAid Rwanda
  • Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)
  • Afghanaid
  • Afghanistan and Central Asian Association
  • AfriKids
  • Africa Educational Trust
  • African Initiatives
  • Ajuda de Desenvolvimento de Povo para Povo ADPP Mocambique
  • Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC)
  • Amref Health Africa
  • Amref Health Africa (UK)
  • Anti-Slavery International
  • Association for Reproductive and Family Health
  • Aushwitz Institiute for Peace and Reconciliation
  • BRAC Liberia
  • BRAC Southern Sudan (BRACSS)
  • Backward Society Education (BASE)
  • BasicNeeds
  • Baylor College of Medicine - Children’s Foundation Malawi
  • Bees Abroad UK Ltd
  • Bees for Development Trust
  • Bioclimate Research and Development
  • Blue Ventures Conservation
  • British & Irish Agencies Afghanistan Group
  • Burns Violence Survivors Nepal
  • CIFAL Scotland
  • Carers Worldwide
  • Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights
  • Cecily's Fund
  • Child and Adolescent Resource Center (CARC)
  • ChildHope UK
  • Christian Outreach Relief and Development (CORD)
  • ColaLife
  • Commonwealth Local Government Forum
  • Concern Worldwide
  • Concordis International Trust
  • Cuamm Trustees
  • Cyan International
  • DeafKidz International
  • Development Aid from People to People In Malawi (DAPP)
  • Developments In Literacy Trust UK
  • Digital Campus
  • Disability and Development Partners (DDP)
  • Emmanuel International UK
  • Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY- DASSC)
  • Excellent Development Ltd
  • Exeter Ethiopia Link
  • Family Aids Caring Trust (FACT) - Mutare
  • Farm Africa
  • Feed the Minds
  • Find Your Feet (FYF)
  • Food for the Hungry UK
  • Forum for Women in Democracy
  • Fred Hollows Foundation (UK)
  • Friends of Kipkelion
  • Friends of the Earth-Ghana
  • Grow Movement
  • HWA-Zimbabwe
  • Hagar UK
  • Haiti Hospital Appeal (NOW Hope Health Action)
  • Hand in Hand International
  • Handicap International UK
  • Health Poverty Action
  • HealthProm
  • Homeless International
  • Hope and Homes for Children (HHC)
  • Hospice Africa Ltd
  • Interburns
  • International Centre for Integration and Cohesion (ICIC)
  • International Children's Trust (ICT)
  • International Rescue Committee UK
  • Irise International
  • Joshua Orphan and Community Care
  • Karuna Mission Social Solidarity, Myanmar
  • Kidasha
  • KwaAfrica (Africare)
  • LAMB Health Care Foundation (LHCF)
  • Learning for Life
  • Leonard Cheshire Disability
  • Lively Minds
  • Living Earth Foundation (LEF)
  • MADE in Europe
  • MAMTA – Health Institute for Mother & Child
  • Medical Research Centre (MRC)
  • MicroLoan Foundation
  • Mifumi UK
  • Minority Rights Group International
  • Network for Africa
  • Opportunity International UK
  • Orbis Charitable Trust
  • PHASE Worldwide (Practical Help Achieving Self Empowerment)
  • Peace Direct
  • Pragya (India)
  • Project Harar
  • Promote Mifumi Project
  • Protecting Families Against HIV/AIDS (PREFA)
  • Pump Aid
  • Rahnuma - Family Planning Association of Pakistan
  • Railway Children
  • Raleigh International Trust
  • Rojiroti
  • SOS Sahel
  • Sabre Education Limited
  • Saferworld
  • Samaritan’s Purse UK
  • Save the Children Fund (SCUK)
  • Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF)
  • Send A Cow
  • Send A Cow Uganda
  • Sense International
  • Signal (Sensory Impairment Globally Nationally and Locally)
  • SimPrints Technology Ltd
  • South Sudan Youth & Development Organisation
  • Street Child
  • Stromme Foundation
  • Survivors Fund (SURF)
  • TB Alert
  • Tearfund UK
  • The Child-to-Child Trust
  • The Leprosy Mission England and Wales (TLMEW)
  • The Motivation Charitable Trust
  • The One to One Children's Fund
  • The Sabre Charitable Trust
  • TraidCraft Exchange
  • Transform Africa
  • Trócaire (Northern Ireland)
  • Twin
  • United Missions to Nepal (UMN)
  • United Purpose
  • Vision Aid Overseas
  • War on Want NI
  • Water Witness International
  • Water Works
  • Welbodi Partnership
  • WellFound
  • Women and Children First (UK)
  • Women for Women International (UK)
  • Womens Empowerment Link
  • World Child Cancer UK
  • World Jewish Relief
  • World Wide Fund for Nature – Pakistan
  • Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance
  • Y Care International
  • Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO)
  • Zimbabwe Educational Trust
  • iPartner India
  • mothers2mothers South Africa

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