Updated Dec 11, 2020CLOSED

Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) South Africa, Lesotho, Eswatini

Offered by World Bank, United Nations Development Programme and United Nations

The Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme was firstintroduced as the “Small Scale Grant Assistance Programme” in 1989. The aim is to assist NonProfit Organisations (NPO’s) by supporting relatively small development projects which have a direct and immediate impact on the well-being of disadvantaged communities at the grass-roots level.

The Embassy of Japan in the Republic of South Africa reviews grant applications from theRepublic of South Africa, the Kingdom of Lesotho, and the Kingdom of Eswatini. The site ofthe proposed project must be located within one of the three countries.

Learn More
CLOSEDFeb 26, 2021Deadline
Up to $72,616Amount
12 monthsDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryLesotho and South Africa
Focus AreasEducation
Water Supply/Quality (Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH))
Water Management (Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH))
Fisheries (Environment)
  • Registered NPOs may apply and a copy of the NPO registration certificate must beattached to the application form. NPOs include non-governmental organisations,community-based organisations, primary and secondary schools, hospitals, clinics, and local governments.

  • Individuals or private companies are NOT eligible to apply.

  • Only one (1) application will be considered per organisation.

  • The applicant organisation must have at least 3 (three) years’ experience in the sector of the proposed project. The applicant organisation is required to be established and sound, and to have sustainable and stable foundations in terms of finance, personnel, project management etc. Therefore, the Embassy cannot fund newly established organisations, pilot projects, or initial start-up costs etc.

Milestones Reached

Countries Implemented In3
Years in Operation3REQUIRED

Application And Awards Process

The relevant application form should be submitted by hand or mailed to the Embassy. Faxed or emailed applications are not considered.


Learn More