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Embassy of Japan: Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) in Botswana

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 28, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on December 19, 2019
Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) logo
Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) logo

The Embassy of Japan´s Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) is a scheme for supporting people-centred relatively small projects which have a direct and immediate impact on the well-being of disadvantaged communities at a grass-roots level.

1. Non-profit organizations (NPOs) such as non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, educational institutes, medical institutes and local governments;
2. The applicant organisation must have at least 2 (two) years’ experience in the sector of the proposed project;
3. The applicant organisation is required to have established sound, sustainable and stable foundations in terms of finance, personnel, and project management etc.
4. Financial self-contribution from the applicants - the applicant organisation will be requested to submit the proof for that purpose, e.g. copy of the bank account and a sworn affidavit.

The maximum amount allocated per project is 10,000,000 Japanese Yen (near 800,000 BWP).

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Applications will be considered if they: a) directly benefit grassroots level in wider range; b) have substantial outcome by one-shot small-scale grant; c) could generate sustainable impact in the future.

Application deadline: 20 Dec 2019.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 05, 2019
Dec 05, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Sinyuy Geraldine
Dec 10, 2019
Dec 10, 2019

This is an excellent offer. Thanks for sharing dear sister.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 10, 2019
Dec 10, 2019

Feel free to share!