Donor: German Embassy Philippines
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Germany
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 31.12.2021

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 8.000€
Funding ratio: 100%


  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Capacity Building
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Food Security
  • Health
  • Social Inclusion
  • Water & Sanitation
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Asia


  2. Pacific

      Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau


1) Objective

The German Embassy itself undertakes so-called Small-Scale Projects (“Kleinstprojekte”) in its administrative district which includes the Philippines, Palau, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia. The grants for these projects are financed from the budget of the Federal Foreign Ministry and are intended to directly improve the quality of life of poor families, especially in rural areas (remote islands, mountainous areas).

Possible projects range from infrastructure (e.g. roads, water/energy supply), income generation and food security (especially in agriculture) projects to public health and sanitary facilities as well as education and vocational training. Examples of Small-Scale Projects are:

  • repair/construction of school building
  • water supply system for household use and planting activities
  • procurement and installation of fishing nets for fishing cooperative

2) Eligibility

Local NGOs are eligible.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Philippines, Palau, the Marshall Islands and Micronesia.

4) Budget

Grants are small (usually €8,000).

5) Application

The application procedure involves two stages: the submission of a concept note to present the general project idea, and the submission of a full proposal with supporting documents. Generally, project concepts (max. 2 pages) should be submitted to the Embassy by the end of each year (deadline 31 December) to be considered for funding the following year.

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