Japan Embassy Kosovo invites you to apply for The Grant Assistance for Grass Roots and Human Security Projects

 

Japan Embassy Kosovo invites you to apply for The Grant Assistance for Grass Roots and Human Security Projects (GGP) for the year 2020/21.

 

The Grant Assistance for Grass Roots and Human Security Projects (GGP) was first introduced by the Government of Japan in 1989 in order to meet various socio-economic needs in developing countries. The GGP provides nonrefundable financial assistance to NGOs, hospitals, primary schools, and other nonprofit association to help implement their development projects. The availability of GGP funding in each eligible country provides Japanese ODA with a new means of cooperation that has a direct impact on the well-being of grass-roots communities.

 

Any type of nonprofit organization is eligible to be a GGP recipient. The only requirement is that it has to be a nonprofit organization implementing development projects at the grass-root level (central government, international organizations, individuals and profit-oriented organizations are not eligible).

 

Who are the potential recipients:

  • International or local NGOs
  • Community-based organizations (CBOs)
  • Local authorities
  • Health Institutions
  • Primary Schools and Vocational (VET) Schools
  • (Other non-profit associations)

 

Amount: The maximum grant amount per project is 10 million Japanese Yen in general, approximately equivalent to Euros 80,000 including audit fee. (Audit fee for the recipient is covered by the project)

Target areas:

  • Primary Education

Refurbishment and supply of equipment for public schools

  • Primary Health Care

Refurbishment and supply of medical equipment or ambulance vehicle for hospitals (Projects for the benefit of women, children or prevention of infectious disease are given priority)

  • Vocational Training

Supply of equipment for basic skills training courses (e.g. brick making, sewing, candle making machines, etc.)

Agricultural training equipment (e.g. tractors, pumps, sprinklers)

(Projects for women’s empowerment are given priority.)

  • Public Welfare

Refurbishment and supply of equipment for facilities for the handicapped, orphans, family planning education

Supply of fire-fighting truck or waste management vehicle for local authorities

  • Water Supply (only local entities can apply)

Facilities and equipment for drilling well pumps etc.

(Please note: following items are NOT to be funded: VAT (can be exempted), Consumer Goods, Ordinary Cars, Computers, Running and maintenance costs, Administrative costs etc.)


Deadline: May 31
th 2020

Please submit your application by email on: [email protected] For grant application form and more information, please go to: https://www.at.emb-japan.go.jp/jointad/kosovo/itpr_en/ggp.html

Tel: +383 (38) 600 433 / 600 995