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Embassy of Japan in Kenya: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 31, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2020
Embassy of Japan in Kenya logo
Embassy of Japan in Kenya logo

The Embassy of Japan in Kenya is seeking applications for its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) 2020.

In 1989, the Government of Japan introduced Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in order to respond to the diverse development needs in less developed countries.

Focus Areas:
a) Education (Primary, Secondary, Vocational or Special)
b) Health Care
c) Water and Sanitation
d) Agriculture/Fishery.

GGP funds
- Construction/ Renovation of buildings or infrastructure;
- Supply of Equipment/ Furniture;
- Technical or educational training/workshops to complement activities.

Eligibility Criteria:
1. Educational Institutions;
2. Medical Institutions;
3. Community-Based Organisations;
4. Local & International Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs);
5. Faith-Based Organisations;
6. Local Authority.

Funding Information:
-> The maximum amount of GGP Funding per project is 10 million Japanese Yen;
-> The budget includes audit and quantity surveyor fees.

Utilize This Offer

The aim of GGP is to provide financial assistance to non-profit development organizations for implementing projects at community level in Kenya.

Deadline: ongoing (rolling basis).

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 31
Mar 31

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 attests 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 proposal/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 stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Apr 01
Apr 01

Thanks, Ana.