Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)
The Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago is responsible for Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda; Guyana; Grenada; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Suriname; Dominica; Trinidad and Tobago.
(Ad) Are You Searching for Latest Grants, New Donors, Sample Proposals, Jobs and How to Apply Resources? fundsforNGOs Premium has all these and more at one place! Learn more.
The Government of Japan offers a financial assistance scheme for development projects designed to meet the diverse needs of developing countries. Known as Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) or KUSANONE, this scheme supports projects proposed by local non-profit organizations including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), schools, hospitals and local government authorities aimed to benefit community at grassroots level.
(Ad) Stop getting irritated with excessing advertisements. View the information you want quickly on a clean, ad-free and exclusive Member Dashboard that offers tools to search for grants, view latest grant opportunities, upcoming deadlines, sample proposals, downloadable ebooks and also organize your favourites! Learn more.
The GGP mainly targets projects that aim to meet Basic Human Needs (BHN) and projects that are highly beneficial at the grass-roots level and require timely support. Project areas include but are not limited to:
Environmental Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (e.g. Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, 3 Rs (reduce, reuse and recycle) and Waste Management)
Primary Health Care
The following projects do not fall within in the scope of GGP support:
(Ad) Are you still finding it difficult to search for donors online? Join Premium and use our powerful Donor Search mechanism to find relevant donors based on your country and location or keyword. Our specially developed algorithm will search across the internet for the most relevant and useful donors of your interest willing to fund your work. Learn more.
Projects that have uncertain benefits to grassroots activities such as assistance for research by advanced academic institutions and capacity building of the recipient organization.
Projects limited to commercial activities and creation of employment of particular individuals and organizations and that have uncertain direct benefits to grassroots activities.
Culture, art and sport projects that are less related to economic and social development.
Projects with a political or missionary purpose or the intention of military use.
Projects that are concerned with goods which are harmful to human body (e.g. alcohol)
In principle, the ceiling of the grant is 10 million Japanese Yen.
Projects are expected to be completed within 1 year.
(Ad) Not able to keep track of so may different grant opportunities and their deadlines? No problem! fundsforNGOs Premium has a handy tool called « Deadline Calendar. » This tool will help you keep track of all upcoming grant opportunities and their deadlines and view them in a beautiful calendar format. Learn more.
Local and International non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
Schools or Educational Institutes
Hospitals or Medical Institutions
In special cases (only if they are the only entities able to successfully carry out the project)
Local office of an international organization
For more information, visit https://www.tt.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/EconomicCooperation.htm