Japanese Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Project (GGP) 2021

 1. Application for Japanese Grant Assistance is now open.
The Consulate-General of Japan in Penang is now accepting applications for the “Japanese Grant Assistance Grass-Roots Human Security Project (GGP) 2021”.
 2. Eligible recipients
Eligible recipients : i) international and local nongovernmental organisations (NGOs which have been established for more than two years), ii) local public authorities, iii) educational institutions such as primary and junior high schools, iv) hospitals and medical institutions.
* Governmental and international organisations are not eligible for the GGP in principle (except for measures against conflict and disaster).
** Individuals and profit organisations are also not eligible for the GGP.
 Project Areas : basic human needs, primary health care, primary education, poverty relief, public welfare, and environment.
 Deadline : Applications must arrive in the Consulate-General of Japan in Penang by no later than 30 June 2021.
 Application form is available here.
3. About GGP
GGP is a financial assistance scheme for development projects designed to meet the diverse needs of developing countries in the field of Basic Human Needs and Human Security. This scheme supports projects proposed by such bodies as non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and local government authorities, educational institutions, and medical institutions.
The GGP has been granted in 141 developing countries and region and has acquired an excellent reputation of providing flexible and timely support to development projects at the grass-roots level. In Malaysia, since 1989 until March 2021, 154 projects have received the GGP with a total grant amount of around RM 18. 7million.
For further information, please visit
Spreading smiles throughout the world
Overview of Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Project (GGP)
Interim report
Project Completion Report
4. Enquiries and submission
Economic section, Tel: 04-2263030, Email: economy.cgjp@pe.mofa.go.jp,
Level 28, Menara BHL, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050, Penang, Malaysia.
* For Penang, Perak, Kedah, Perlis, Kelantan and Terengganu projects, please submit the application form to the Consulate-
   General of Japan in Penang ( economy.cgjp@pe.mofa.go.jp )
* For other states, please submit the application form to the Embassy of Japan ( business@kl.mofa.go.jp )
* For Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan projects, please submit the application form to the Consular Office of Japan at Kota
   Kinabalu (ryoji@kl.mofa.go.jp)