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Grant Assistance For Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) - Armenia

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted May 31, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on June 29, 2021
Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) poster
Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) poster

The Government of Japan invites to apply for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in fiscal year 2021 (April 2021 – March 2022).

Reflecting the Japanese Government’s strong commitment to uphold the concept of “Human Security”, GGP program intends to contribute to improvements in various fields including education, health, infrastructure, as well as other sectors.

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The overall goal of GGP is to enhance the wellbeing of people at the grassroots level, based on the concept of human security.

Eligible Applicants must:
1. Be non-profit organizations, including:
a) Non-Government Organizations (NGOs: including International NGOs working in Armenia);
b) Local Municipalities;
c) Educational Institutions;
d) Medical Institutions.
2. Submit projects within / for the territory of Armenia.
3. Have (mandatory) experience:
a) Minimum 2 years of legal and practical experience;
b) Minimum 2 years of activities with stable financial status (If you think your organization lacks of experiences, it would be recommended to find partner NGO (organization) those who have accumulated more than your organization has and that organization would apply for the GGP to complement the lack of the experience of your organization).

Although local governments including municipalities are eligible for applying, the value-added tax (VAT) is not exempted under the current legislation. In case they would like to apply, we recommend to find a partner NGO which will be the applicant of the GGP so that the VAT will be exempted (Otherwise, the local governments or municipalities will be requested to cover the additional 20% of the GGP total budget by their own expenses as the VAT).

The priority is given to the projects which are in line with Japanese Assistance Policy for the Republic of Armenia.

Maximum grant amount: JPY 10,000,000 (approximately US$ 92,592 in FY 2021. However, the projects with less budget and more beneficiaries would be welcomed.

Implementation period: No longer than 12 months.

Application deadline for FY 2021: 30 June, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.am.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/b_000195.html

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 31
May 31

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order 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 by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Best,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jun 02
Jun 02

Thanks, Ana.