How to Apply
We are currently seeking new applications from craft
based enterprises looking for business development and
capacity building support.
The following steps will guide you through the
Fill in the Preliminary Assessment Form [PAF] - It
functions as the application form and also provides us
information to better understand your organization. You
can submit the
Preliminary Assessment Form (PAF) online, or
and mail the completed form at our office address.
AIACA recommendation - Based on the PAF, AIACA
recommends a way forward determining the mode of
Diagnostic Study - For interventions through long
and short term consulting, an initial diagnostic
study of the enterprise is conducted which determine
key areas of concern and the scope of intervention.
At this stage, the applicant enterprise is expected
to share with AIACA the travel and boarding expenses
of our staff members (usually 2), conducting the
Action Plan - Based on the diagnostic study an Action Plan is drawn
up highlighting the key areas of support required by the
organization, detailing the timelines and cost involved for each
intervention. Once this Action Plan is agreed upon by both the
applicant and AIACA, an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) is signed
to begin the implementation of various support activities.
Implementation of support activities - The implementation is
conducted both through AIACA staff as well as consultants
who have expertise in different functions. The applicant
enterprise needs to report regularly on the activity
The process can be summed up as follows:
Please write to us for any queries regarding the
application process at: