INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING UP THE APPLICATION FORM (download)
About the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP) scheme
The world today is facing a variety of challenges including poverty, starvation, infectious diseases, economic crisis, climate change and environmental issues. These endanger many lives and force them to live in difficult circumstances. For this, there is an increasing need for cooperation by the entire international community to realize a peaceful and affluent society in which everybody can live their individual lives in a humane manner to achieve which, cooperation with grassroots level organization is an effective means.
The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects (GGP) scheme was formulated to assist NGOs and local public authorities in developing countries in responding to various development needs in a prompt and complete manner. The GGP scheme primarily targets areas that aim to improve basic human needs, typically construction of schools, improvement of medical facilities, imparting vocational trainings, creation of sanitation infrastructure and projects concerning poverty alleviation. Over the years, the GGP scheme has acquired excellent global reputation for providing timely support to the local communities at the grassroots level.
Interested applicant organizations having valid FCRA Registration with minimum 3 years FC Returns and a humanitarian motive are encouraged to apply subject to fulfillment of the other criterias as mentioned in the Guidelines below.
For Interested Applicant Organizations
Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata invites applications as per the prescribed Application Format from organizations in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha only.
All applications (Filled in Application Form and required attachments as per the Checklist) must reach the below mentioned address in hardcopy.
Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
55 M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge, Kolkata- 700 040, India