The countries that are eligible for organisations to implement their UK Aid Direct-funded projects in are:
- those listed in the *lowest 50 countries in the UN Human Development Index (HDI)
- countries the UK Department for International Development (DFID) considers to be of high or moderate fragility
Some countries will appear in both lists (below).
Applicants for the UK Aid Direct funding round which opened for applications on Monday 4 March 2019 (Community Partnership and Impact grants) can also be registered in one of the *lowest 50 countries in the HDI and/or in a country DFID considers to be of high or moderate fragility.