Japan Embassy– Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP): Inviting Applications to improve Basic Human Needs (BHN) such as projects that are highly beneficial at the grass roots level and those that require timely support on humanitarian grounds.

Donor Name: Japan Embassy Dhaka, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan GOVT
Fund name: Grant Assistance for Grass -roots Human Security Projects (GGHSP)

 Funding brief: The GGHSP targets areas that aim to improve Basic Human Needs (BHN) such as projects that are highly beneficial at the grass roots level and those that require timely support on humanitarian grounds.

Funding priorities: The GGP targets areas that aim to improve Basic Human Needs (BHN) such as projects that are highly beneficial at the grass roots level and those that require timely support on humanitarian grounds. Typical projects include construction of primary and junior high schools, improvement of fundamental medical equipment for hospitals, excavation of wells, vocational training and seminars concerning poverty alleviation. In addition to the activities described above, the GGP addresses a variety of local needs in a flexible manner.

Deadline: They accept applications through-out the year. However, applications are screened once a year for our convenience in July. Therefore, it is advised to submit applications by 30th  April. Applications submitted after May will be forwarded to next year for review. However, applicants are advised to submit applications well in advance to avail sufficient time for review and discussion;

Funding details link: http://www.bd.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/gghspapply.html

Budget limit: The maximum grant amount per project is 10 million yen in general except where soft component for maintaining and managing the project such as construction of facilities is needed. Furthermore, projects that make a great contribution to human security, such as those that address cross-border issues including infectious diseases and environmental problems, and those that project people from threats and enhance capacity building of individuals and communities with the purpose of overcoming problems associated with refugees and internally-displaced people in regional conflicts, are exceptionally allowed to receive the maximum of 100 million yen.

Project start date: Not found

Project duration: Project period is 1 year after Grant Contract  in principal. However, organization can apply for consecutive year(s) to develop and expand the project further. Application has to be submitted each year in the case.

Special Note: An external audit is required for nay project whose cost budget exceeds 3,000,000 yen.

Eligible organization: For Organizations:
● More than 10 permanent employees (excluding project staffs and volunteers);
● At least 5 years of practical experience in the relevant field is preferred;
● Land ownership by organization (for construction project only);
● Adequate income and financial stability;
● Previous experience with international donors is preferred.

Eligibility:
● 
International and local NGOs who have registration of NGO Affairs Bureau, Bangladesh.
● The GGP targets non-profit organizations that implement development projects at grass-roots level in eligible countries and regions. (*) These include: international and local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working in developing countries (except those eligible those eligible for the Grants Assistance for Japanese NGO project in principle), local public authorities, educational institutions such as primary and junior high schools, hospitals and medical institutions. Except for measures against dispute and disaster, government and international organizations\ are not eligible for the GGP in principle. Individual and profit organizations are also not eligible for the GGP.

(*Countries eligible for the GGP are selected from ODA eligible countries and regions specified by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)).

Submission mail: Not found

Other Important link:
● 
Guideline: http://www.bd.emb-japan.go.jp/files/000236029.pdf
● Format-1: http://www.bd.emb-japan.go.jp/en/assistance/GGHSP_Format_1.doc
● Format-2: http://www.bd.emb-japan.go.jp/en/assistance/GGHSP_Format_2.doc

How to apply: Download application forms (GGHSP Format 1 and GGHSP Format 2) from following link and submit them along with additional supporting documents to the following address. Supporting documents must address the selection criteria.

If you have any inquiry, please contact them; gghsp@dc.mofa.go.jp . Consultant, GGHSP Economic and Development Cooperation Section, Embassy of Japan, Plot No. 5 & 7,Dutabash Road, Baridhara,Dhaka-1212.

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