Deadline: 31.12.2015
The Government of Japan is offering a financial assistance scheme called “the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP)” in India for development projects designed to meet the diverse basic human needs of the people. The GGP is excellently reputed to provide timely support to the local communities at the grass-roots level.
Priority Areas
  • Basic Human Needs and Human Security
  • Basic Health Care
  • Primary Education and Adult Illiteracy
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation
  • Women’s Empowerment
  • Child Welfare including Support for Street Children and Elimination of Child Labour
  • Support for Persons with Disabilities
  • Preservation of Environment
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project in collaboration with Japanese or Japanese-affiliated companies
Eligibility criteria
  • The applicant must be one of the following organizations:
    • International, National or Local NGOMedical Institution
    • Educational Institution
    • Community-Based Organization (CBO)
  • Registered organization under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976
  • Registered organization under the relevant registration acts including national and state acts such as:
    • The Societies Registration Act, 1860
    • Charitable and Religious Trusts Act, 1920
    • Religious Endowments Act, 1863
    • Indian Trust Act, 1882
    • Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956
  • Minimum 2 years of direct/related experience in the proposed field of activity
  • Not black-listed or court-listed by the state/central government.