2019 JFGE Grant: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Deadline: 5 December 2018

Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is currently accepting applications 2019 grant program to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities.

The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including individuals and private corporations. The interest accrued from these fund management is then used to support for the activities of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and non-profit organizations (NPOs) aiming at environmental conservation.

Grant Categories & Amount Available

  • Entry Grant: Grant to support grass-roots projects to expand
    • Grant Period: 1 year (One term per organization)
    • Range of Grant Amount (per year) is Minimum 500,000 JPY ~ Maximum 3,000,000 JPY
  • Continuous-Project Grant: Grant to support grass-roots projects to take a root in the site as self-sustain project
    • Grant Period: Maximum 3 years (One term per organization)
    • Range of Grant Amount (per year) is Minimum 500,000 JPY ~ Maximum 3,000,000 JPY
  • General Grant: Grant to support organizational growth by realizing projects efficiently through refining skills
    • Grant Period: Maximum 3 years (two-year-break required for organization received Regular Grant for two terms in a row)
    • Range of Grant Amount (per year) is Minimum 2,000,000 JPY ~ Maximum 6,000,000 JPY

Eligible Projects

Conservation projects that fall into following categories are eligible:

  • Nature protection, conservation and restoration
  • Forest conservation and tree/grass planting
  • Anti-desertification
  • Agriculture of environmental conservation type
  • Mitigation and adaptation to climate change
  • Building of a recycle-oriented society
  • Air, water and soil conservation
  • Comprehensive environmental education
  • Comprehensive environmental conservation projects
  • Other environmental conservation projects

Eligibility Criteria

  • Environmental conservation projects implemented in developing areas by Non Japanese NGO
  • Applicant must meet all of the following criteria:
    • The organization must be a non-governmental organization(NGO) or a non-profit organization (NPO)
    • The organization must possess an Articles of Incorporation or its equivalent by laws
    • The organization must possess a well-established board of directors and work forces that make decisions for the organization and implements the proposed project
    • The organization must possess an accounting structure capable of bookkeeping and self-auditing
    • The organization must possess an office that serves as a base of their project
    • The organization must prove that they have enough capacity to execute the proposed project by presenting the firm evidence, such as activity report of previous project and achievements
  • Note: JFGE grant for overseas is exclusively for the environmental conservation activities implemented in developing countries and areas.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form and follow the instructions given on the website.

Eligible Countries:

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2fYH1D3

  • eric samuel kuhoga says:

    CAN I HAVE LINK

  • Kristine says:

    Is the project is working on the ancient dry trees in the forest to turn them into valuanle goods such as beds, planks, ward robes, wooden huts/houses etc planting indigenous trees is it eligible.?

  • Thein Han Thu says:

    Is that Eligible the Awareness training course on environmental education for PwD?

    • Reena says:

      Hi Thein Han Thu,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • obita bryian says:

    am bryian obita a Ugandan who is working with a c b o call green valley tree nursery in the northern part of Uganda .our work is basically raising tree seedlings of the tree species which are getting extinct example maugany , black oak , white teak tektonia grandees.so with this small background am kindly requesting your organization to sent detailed procedures of applying for the award.

  • Joseph BOTUMA says:

    Je suis intéressé par cet appel, peut on avoir le lien en version française ou alors m’envoyer tous ces éléments en version française. Merci

    • Priyanka says:

      Hi Joseph BOTUMA,

      Thank you for contacting fundsforNGOs. Unfortunately, our services are only available in English and we are only able to respond to queries written in English.

      Good luck!

  • Akhilesh Prasad Singh says:

    Is any scheme available for implementation of Invention for Zero Emissions RoaTransportation system and promote worldwide to save Global environments?
    A big invention awarded by IEEE seeking Governments and Environmentalist support.

  • clayde wanyama says:

    climate change is real and the we should do some thing to protect the environment for the future generation

  • TREASURE WAWINA says:

    How can i apply for this great opportunity ?

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi TREASURE WAWINA,

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Amot Sam says:

    Can our organisation in Northern Uganda also apply for this grant

    Thanks

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Amot Sam,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Josephine Gotikala says:

    For construction of dispensary will the organisation give. We are in Tanzania

  • MWESIGE BONEFENCE says:

    Can Community based organizations implement environment conservation and environmental friendly project apply?

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi MWESIGE BONEFENCE,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Tusabe Milton says:

    Dear JFGE team thank you very much for this opportunity i request for the partnership with you in supporting us financially in Tree planting in public places in the Rwenzori Region, thank you.

  • Godfrey Dongaronga says:

    hi i would like to implement land rehabilitation and revegetation in Zimbabwe

  • Catherine Kinya Ithia says:

    This is a very good. Assisting the non developed countries.My organization still not very stable. We have only identified that garbage disposal is our problem and the community living in our slum is litter the environment so much.We have a committee a treasurer and a charlady. We can also get an office soon.

  • ENGINEER FRED says:

    CAN I APPLY FOR GRANTS IN KENYA

    • Reena says:

      Hi ENGINEER FRED,

      Yes, Kenya is eligible to apply for this grant. To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Weraga erisa says:

    This is very good work for nature!how do I get a grant for Miss environment ; goal is massive awareness ,activities;marathon,queen at the end tree planting

    • Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Weraga erisa,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Aster says:

    Hello, I read some of the requirements regarding of the Grants, can you help us on how to get translator for Japanese language or do you have an agent here in the Philippines to assist us?
    Thank you..

    Aster

    • Reena says:

      Hi Aster,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Bridget Ringdahl says:

    I cannot find the application form on the website, has anyone else been able to?

    • Priyanka says:

      Hi Bridget Ringdahl,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Hance Richard Melchior says:

    Dear JFGE,
    Relief to Development Society (REDESO) is National Non-Governmental Organization operating in Tanzania since 1998. The organization has been implementing environmental programs for more than a decade. We need to apply for the JFGE Grant Request for 2019 Fiscal Year. However, one of the requirements of the application is looking for an “Agent”.
    I would like to ask you to help me to get an “AGENT” to support me in this JFGE Grant Request.

    Kind Regards,
    Hance Richard Melchior
    Assistant Programme Officer- REDESO

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