Donor: Japanese Embassy in Uganda
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: Japan
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 100.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Health
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

The aim of GGP is to provide financial assistance to non-profit, development-oriented organizations to support community development projects which directly benefit people at the grassroots level. Since it was introduced in 1989, GGP has been implemented in 141 countries worldwide.

Any projects geared towards grassroots assistance are eligible for financing under GGP. Preferable, however, are projects in the areas below. Particular attention will also be given to projects designed to assist the most vulnerable groups such as women, children and the physically disabled:

  • Primary/secondary education
  • Vocational training
  • Primary health care, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS
  • Water and sanitation
  • Reconstruction for disaster areas
  • Agricultural development

2) Eligibility

Non-profit organisations, CBOs (Community-based Organisation), local/international NGOs, medical institutions, educational institutions, local authorities/governments including sub-county level which has a minimum of two years experience in implementing development projects track record in handling at least 50% of requested funds are eligible.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Uganda.

4) Budget

The amount of GGP grant, which bases itself on one-time, single-year financing, shall not exceed 10,000,000 Japanese Yen (approximately $100,000 depending on exchange rates).

5) Application

This is a two staged application process. First, concept notes need to be submitted. If selected, applicants are invited to submit a full proposal. The Embassy receives applications anytime throughout the year, but the application selection process is conducted twice a year. The deadlines are 15th February and 31st July respectively.

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