Grant Assistance for Grassroots Projects

The Government of Japan has various programs as its Official Development Assistance (ODA) that meets the diverse needs of developing countries. As one of the ODA schemes, the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GAGP) supports small-scale projects directly benefiting the grassroots level as well as contributing to the socio-economic development of developing countries. In Egypt, GAGP started in 1994 and up until November 2023, 177 projects have been implemented by non-governmental organizations (NGOs), educational institutions, and other non-profit organizations.
Eligible organizations
 An organization must meet all the following conditions to be eligible for GAGP application:
1. NGO registered with the Ministry of Social Solidarity, medical institution licensed by the Ministry of Health and Population, educational institution under the Ministry of Education and Technical Education, or local public entity.
- Neither individuals nor for-profit organizations are eligible.
2. working for socio-economic development at the grassroots level
3. operating for more than two years in the field of the proposed project
4. having sound finances
5. all the relevant licenses and approvals obtained in order to implement the project
6. NOT awarded GAGP funds in the past fiscal year
- In order to secure the availability of funds to a diversity of organizations, we do not award one organization in two consecutive fiscal years.
If your organization is eligible and wants to apply for GAGP,
  • First: make sure to read guidelines carefully 
  • Second: download application form 
  • Finally: Submit the completed application and required documents to;
Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects
Embassy of Japan in Egypt
81 Corniche El Nil Street, Maadi Cairo
Ms. Dina Hamed, Ms. Yuka Kato
Tel: 2528-5920 (Ext. 332 or 333)