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Grant Opportunities: Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects in Cameroon

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Deadline: 28-Dec-22

The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Cameroon is pleased to announce the applications for Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects.

The Embassy of Japan provides a non-refundable financial assistance named Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) to organized groups in order to help them carry out projects at grassroots level. Founded in 1993, this grant has contributed to the development and improvement of the livelihoods of less privileged people. Priority is given to project proposals that best meet the objectives of this grant scheme.

Funding Information

The maximum amount of the grant is about 45,000,000 FCFA for each project. (It may change depending on the fiscal year budget and exchange rate.)

Projects Funded
  • Project for construction, rehabilitation, equipment
  • Projects for Socio-economic development, in Education (schools), Health (hospitals), professional training (vocational training centres), transport (small bridges), Water (wells, water supply), economic (small industry for local income), agriculture (strage magazine)
  • Projects for improvement of livelihoods at grassroots level
  • Projects in favor of the less privileged
  • Projects that can be implemented within 12 months maximum
Projects not Funded
  • exclusive for religious or political purposes
  • related to the powers of the State
  • for only cultural, artistic or sports activities
  • for commercial activities
  • for professional researches
  • for military purposes

NB: Profit-making projects are not eligible.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Local and International NGOs (recognized by Cameroonian’s competent authorities)
  • Professional, health, or educational training centers
  • CIGs (Common Initiative Groups), CBOs (Community Based Organizations) and local development committees
  • Educational or health institutes
  • Local authorities

For more information, visit https://www.cmr.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/economic_cooperation-en.html

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