Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects

APPLICATION PERIOD FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR FY 2023 – 24:  1 October 2021 – 30 September 2022
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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.


Read more on the website of Minsitry of Foreign Affairs

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.

Application Procedure
All applications (Filled in Application Form and required attachments as per the Checklist) must reach the below mentioned address in hardcopy.

GGP Unit
Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata
55 M.N. Sen Lane, Tollygunge, Kolkata- 700 040, India


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