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.
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).
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.
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.