Guernsey Overseas Aid Commission – Single Year Grant Aid 

Type of project:  The Commission’s Grant Aid policy focuses on sustainable development and humanitarian aid to improve a community’s basic living needs and conditions without an on-going reliance or dependence on funding or support from overseas donors. “Basic needs” includes sustainable supply of clean water, basic sanitation facilities, agricultural, horticultural or fishing projects, medical and health care facilities and educational projects amongst others. The Commission expects all charities applying for funding to demonstrate how their proposal seeks to address one or more of the UN SDGs.

Location: Countries in the lowest quartile of the UN Human Development List. Full list here.

Eligibility: For single year Grant Aid awards, the charity must have been established for at least 3 years prior to applying. The Commission’s general policy is to only consider applications from Charities registered with one of the Charity Commissions in England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or is a Channel Island registered charity; or approved humanitarian agencies (e.g. UNICEF, UNHCR, etc.). All applications must be accompanied by a copy of the charity’s most recent audited accounts.

Grant size: £55,000

Closing date:  3 March