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The Overseas Aid & Development Commission agreed to again match fund the monies raised by the 2017 World Aid Walk.
Wednesday 26 April 2017

The Commission's decision reflected its recognition as to how much part of Island life the World Aid Walk has become since its inception in 1970 and the huge difference the funds raised by countless walkers since then has made to the lives of some of the poorest people in the world.

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UK Minister continues engagement with the Crown Dependencies on Brexit
Tuesday 25 April 2017

Minister for Exiting the European Union, Robin Walker, yesterday (24th April 2017) hosted the third meeting in a series of regular talks with the Crown Dependencies to ensure that their interests are taken into consideration in relation to the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.

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Aspire2Be supports local educators to attend British Isles Google for Education Summit
Monday 24 April 2017

Forty Bailiwick teachers and educators are being sponsored to attend the forthcoming British Isles Google for Education Summit thanks to the support of Education Services' edtech partner Aspire2Be.

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The Overseas Aid & Development Commission distributes money provided by the States of Guernsey to charities undertaking development and humanitarian work in the world's least developed countries.

  • About the Overseas Aid & Development Commission

    • On behalf of the States of Guernsey, the Commission is responsible for distributing funds voted by the States for aid and development overseas by making contributions to ongoing programmes and to emergency and disaster relief; developing programmes relating to the collection and distribution of funds involving the private sector and carrying out the duties and powers above in accordance with policies set out by the Policy Council.
    • The Commission is a non-statutory, non-governmental body. The Commission's President is Deputy Emilie Yerby and the Commissioners are: Mr. Tim Peet MBE, Mr. Steve Mauger, Mr. Philip Bodman, Ms. Teresa de Nobrega, Miss Judy Moore and Dr Nick Paluch.  The Commission publishes an annual report setting out details of the awards made and providing an update on the various projects its has supported.  Copies of past annual reports can be download from this site.
    • Each year the Commission invites any charity registered in the British Isles to apply for funding of up to £40,000 for a specific and sustainable project in one of the world's least developed countries.
    • If you wish to be added to  the Commission's email list to receive any updates on the Grant Aid scheme please click here.
  • Applications for Grant Aid Funding

    • Application for Grant Aid Funding for 2017 have now closed.
    • Charities that have applied for funding in 2017 will be notified of the Commission's decision during the first quarter of 2017.
    • Applications are considered in the date order they are received, i.e. those applications received last will be considered last and so the charity is unlike to be notified of the outcome until the end of March 2017.
    • When applications for 2018 Grant Aid awards open (likely to be in mid-2017), a link to the on-line application form will be provided on this page.
  • Disaster and Emergency Relief Awards

    • The Commission's general policy in respect of Emergency and Disaster Relief awards is to support appeals launched by the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (the DEC) following a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. The Commission will exceptionally consider applications from individual charities for awards in response to non-DEC led disasters following a catastrophic natural disaster where the day-to-day patterns of life are suddenly disrupted and the population requires supplies of basic food, shelter and medical supplies to protect them in the immediate aftermath of the disaster.  Charities applying for an exceptional award are strongly advised to read the Commission's guidance notes and to contact the Commission at overseasaid@gov.gg before submitting an application
    • Disaster emergency aid funding will normally be used to provide water, sanitation, emergency shelter, medical services and emergency feeding programmes to disaster affected areas in the immediate aftermath of the disaster and to assist in getting emergency supplies within the areas affected by the disaster.  Awards will be to a maximum of £50,000 per disaster or emergency. The application must set out how the charity proposes to use the funding requested and the budget must show what items will be purchased and in what quantity.

 

Downloads

Grant Aid policy (May 2016) Grant Aid Guidance Notes (July 2016) Disaster Emergency Relief Policy (May 2016) Disaster Emergency Relief Guidance Notes (May 2016) Compliance procedure (May 2016) GOAC 2014 Annual Report GOAC 2013 Annual Report GOAC 2012 Annual Report Overseas Aid & Development Commission Annual Report 2015

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