|Donor:||Embassy of Japan to Kosovo|
|Application procedure:||Full Proposal|
|Eligible applicants:||Non-Profit Organisation|
|Grant size:||Small - up to $100,000|
|Minimum grant size:||-|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Maximum grant size:||80.000€|
|Funding ratio:||up to 100%|
- Agriculture & Rural Development
- Children & Youth
- Climate Change
- Economic Development
- Environment & Natural Resources
- Food Security
- Social Inclusion
- Water & Sanitation
- Women & Gender
The Grant Assistance for Grass Roots and Human Security Projects (GGP) was first introduced by the Government of Japan in 1989 in order to meet various socio-economic needs in developing countries. The GGP provides nonrefundable financial assistance to NGOs, hospitals, primary schools, and other nonprofit association to help implement their development projects. The availability of GGP funding in each eligible country provides Japanese ODA with a new means of cooperation that has a direct impact on the well-being of grass-roots communities.
Its focus areas in Kosovo include: (1) refurbishment and supply of equipment for primary schools; (2) refurbishment and supply of medical equipment for hospitals (projects for the benefit of women, children or prevention of infectious disease such as AIDS are given priority); (3) supply of equipment for basic skills training courses (e.g. brick making, sewing, candle making machines, etc); (4) agricultural training equipment (e.g. tractors, pumps, sprinklers); (5) public welfare (refurbishment and supply of equipment for facilities for the handicapped, orphans, family planning education, or the construction of community centers); and (6) water supply (facilities and equipment for drilling well pumps etc.).
The following lists are examples of potential recipients: (1) international or local NGOs; (2) community-based organisations (CBOs); (3) local authorities; (4) health institutions; (5) primary schools and vocational (training) schools and (6) other non-profit associations.
Actions must take place in Kosovo.
The maximum grant amount per project is 10,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately equivalent to €70,000-€80,000 including audit fee, depending on the exchange rate).
Applications may be submitted throughout the year. The application form should be accompanied by: (1) a detailed budget for the project; (2) a map showing the project site or reconstruction part; (3) cost estimates for the goods and services that will be purchased by the grant from 3 different companies, all in EUR; (4) cost estimates for the audit fee from 3 different companies, all in EUR; and (4) annual financial statements of the applicant for the previous 2 years.