[NEW] Embassy of Japan: Grant Program for NGOs and Local Public Authorities

The Embassy of Japan in Rwanda is delighted to announce funding opportunities under its program “Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Projects.” The Grant, up to 10 million yen (approximately USD 90,000), can be provided to construct buildings and to purchase equipment.

Focus Areas / Funded Project Examples

Focus Areas
• Education
• Water and Sanitation
• Agricultural Development
• Energy/Infrastructure
• Poverty Reduction

Funded Project Examples
Construction of facilities:dormitories, classrooms, workshops, health centers, hospitals, farmer centers, water kiosks, rain water tanks, etc.
Provision of equipment and materials:three-seater desks, chairs, tables, cupboards, etc.
Technical or educational training/workshops:to complement these two above mentioned activities.

Eligible Organizations / Not Eligible Organizations

Eligible Organizations
25 organizations in Rwanda have received the grants over the past 8 years.
• Community-based organizations
• Local & international NGOs
• Local authorities (ex. city council & district)
• Educational institutions (ex. school management committee)
• Medical institutions (ex. hospital management committee)
• Research institutions

Not Eligible for Consideration
• Individuals or private companies and groups
• Organizations without certificate of registration or been registered less than two years from the application date (organizations are required to submit their copy of certificate.)
• Organizations without title deeds or proof of ownership

How to Apply

Go to this page; download and fill out the applcation form; submit by e-mail, post, or drop off at the reception desk of the Embassy.



For further information, please contact us or visit our website below.

Address: Embassy of Japan in Rwanda, Blue Star House 4th and 5th floors, 35, KG7 Avenue, Kacyiru, Kigali, Rwanda P.O. Box 3072, Kigali

Opening hours: except office holidays,
8:00-12:30. 13:30-17:30 (Monday to Thursday)
8:00-12:45 (Friday)

Email: ggp.rwanda@kq.mofa.go.jp
Phone: 252 500 884
Website: https://www.rw.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/00_000024.html