Friday, February 5th, 2016
MannionDaniels is honoured to be selected as Fund Manager for UK Aid Direct – DFID’s central funding mechanism for awarding grants to small and medium sized UK and international civil society organisations working to reduce poverty overseas and the achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
MannionDaniels took over the existing GPAF grants in January 2016. We work closely with our consortium partners – Oxford Policy and Management (OPM), the Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University, the Royal Netherlands Institute (KIT) and the Education Development Trust – and have developed strong and coherent approaches to manage this fund, based on our guiding principles of knowledge sharing and transparency.
We are committed to working closely with grantees as well as hearing and responding to suggestions from all sections of civil society. We anticipate a future funding window opening in the second quarter of 2016, and will ensure that a pre-announcement is released in good time for potential applicants.