Grant Assistance For Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)


Announcement of GGP Application-Second Call

Thank you for your interest in the Embassy of Japan Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP). We are pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the GGP in fiscal year 2022 (April 2022 - March 2023). Reflecting the Japanese Government's strong commitment to uphold the concept of "Human Security", we invite proposals for projects that contribute to improvement of Basic Human needs.

To apply, please read carefully the Guideline and Terms and Conditions, and submit the Concept Note and Photos of the Project Site by using following forms by July 31.

Please send the all required forms to

※Recently, we have been receiving application from outside of Armenia. If you are not based in Armenia, please contact the Embassy of Japan in your country or region. GGP covers in 141 countries and territories.

The overall aim of GGP is to enhance the well-being of people at the grassroots level, based on the concept of human security. The GGP is commonly referred to as “KUSANONE” in Japan. “Kusa” means “grass” and “Ne” means “roots” in Japanese.

Within 24 years of its work in Armenia – from FY 1998 to FY2021, the GGP of the Government of Japan has funded 88 projects, totaling USD 6,697,729

Brief Information of the GGP

Concept and Purpose The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP) is a framework that essentially supports NGOs and local public institutions in order to respond to various development needs in a prompt and precise manner, but on a comparatively small scale. The GGP primarily targets projects contributing to improve Basic Human Needs at the community level, building on the concept of “Human Security”.
Grant Amount Up to JPY 10,000,000 (approximately USD 92,500 in FY 2022)
Duration of Project Up to 12 months
Eligible Applicant  
  • Local/International Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)
  • Local Municipalities
  • Public Institutions (including all types of schools and hospitals/clinics)
At least 2 years of experience in grant management with stable financial status are required.
Individuals and private companies are not eligible
Project Areas GGP provides financial opportunities to projects including but not limited to:
Theme: Provision of equipment,  Establishment/Rehabilitation of infrastructure Construction/Renovation of building
Sector: Education, Health, Welfare, Environment, Agriculture, Water and Sanitation, Mine risk reduction, Refugee assistance, Promotion of inclusiveness
Specific project examples are available at the Guideline.
Further Information For more detail, please refer to the following materials.
How to Aapply To apply, please read carefully the Guideline and Terms and Conditions, and submit the Concept Note and Photos of the Project Site by using following forms by July 31 (Sun), 2022.
Contact Information
For inquiries and questions, please contact GGP team.
Phone : (+374) 11 52 30 10