UK Aid Direct


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The UK Aid Direct funding round has been launched and applications can be submitted online from 14 November 2016 via

For further information about UK Aid Direct, please visit or contact the Fund Management team at:



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 achieve the Global 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.

Meet UK Aid Direct grant holders and read the latest news here