Embassy of Japan: Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects in Uganda

Deadline: 31 August 2017

The Embassy of Japan is seeking applications for its program entitled “Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects” to provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations so as to implement community development projects, which directly benefit people at a grassroots level.

The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Uganda initiated the GGP in 1992 with a project in Kampala. The number, sector, and region of the GGP have grown and expanded since then.

Funding Information

The amount of GGP grant, which bases itself on one-time, single-year financing, does not exceed 10,000,000 Japanese Yen (=approximately US$100,000 depending on exchange rates).

Focus Areas

  • Education
  • Health
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Agricultural Development

Types of Project

  • Construction of structures/facilities dormitories, classrooms, science laboratories, maternity wards, infectious disease wards, agricultural produce stores, boreholes and etc.
  • Provision of equipment and materials ambulances, trucks, double decker beds, three-seater desks, processing machines for crops and medical equipment etc.
  • Technical or educational training/workshops to complement the above two activities.

Eligibility Criteria

Non-profit organizations, CBOs (Community-based Organization), local / international NGOs, medical institutions, Educational institutions, Local authorities /governments including sub-county level which has:

  • A minimum of two years experience in implementing development projects
  • Full-time paid staff
  • Track record in handling at least 50% of requested funds
  • Individuals and private companies are not eligible.

Eligible Country: Uganda

For more information, please download the pdf Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots.

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