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Grant Assistance For Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)


      The Government of Japan invites to apply for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) in fiscal year 2020 (April 2020 - March 2021). Reflecting the Japanese Government's strong commitment to uphold the concept of "Human Security", GGP program intends to contribute to improvements in various fields including education, health, infrastructure, as well as other sectors. The overall goal of GGP is to enhance the wellbeing of people at the grassroots level, based on the concept of human security.

Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs), Local Municipalities, Educational Institutions, Research Institutions and Medical Institutions based in Armenia.

Recipients shall have minimum 2 years of activities with stable financial status.
Although local governments including municipalities are eligible for applying, the value-added tax (VAT) is not exempted under the current legislation. In case they would like to apply, we recommend to find a partner NGO which will be the applicant of the GGP so that the VAT will be exempted

We do not accept any applications from outside of Armenia. For Applicants who do not base in Armenia, please contact the Embassy of Japan in your country or region. GGP is offered in 141 countries all over the world.
Education:          Preschool/Primary/Secondary/Tertiary Education, Special Education & Inclusive Education, Child Protection, Vocational Training, Teacher Training, Capacity Building & Intellectual Development
Health:               Primary Health Care, Neonatal Care, Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, Health and Nutrition, Prevention of Communicable/Non-communicable Diseases
Infrastructure: Improvement of Community Lifeline, Universal Design, Disaster Prevention, Environmental Protection, Renewable Energy, Water Management, Waste Management, Transportation Reinforcement
Others:               Social Welfare & Service, Social Protection of Vulnerable Population, Gender Equality, Mine Risk Education, Refugee Assistance, Vehicle Provision, Rural Economic Development

Note: The priority is given to the projects which are in line with Japanese Assistance Policy for the Republic of Armenia. Please see GGP Presentation for the detail.
(Assistance Policy for the Republic of Armenia: http://www.ru.emb-japan.go.jp/ARMENIA/20130613.html)
  • Capability of the proponent (including track record, financial management capacity, implementation capability and monitoring system, etc.)
  • Project feasibility
  • Sustainability
  • Appropriateness and cost-effectiveness of the requested grant
  • Necessity, urgency and impact

The grant amount per project generally cannot exceed JPY 10,000,000 (approximately US$ 90,900 in FY 2019)

No longer than 12 months.
All the required documents shall be presented in English.

Application for FY 2020 is opened until 30 June, 2020 (it might be changed when necessary).


1. Prepare an Application Form with all the required attachment.
2. Upload your application package to an online data storage (such as Google Drive, WeTransfer, Dropbox and etc.).
3. Submit by sending a link to <embjp@yv.mofa.go.jp>.

 (The reason is that our email accounts cannot receive emails with attachments of which volumes are 10 MB or larger than that.)


Please read carefully our Guideline and Presentation before you start preparing for the application. A set of Application Form can be downloaded from below;