Japan Fund for Global Environment is accepting applications for 2019

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Japan Fund for Global Environment is accepting applications for 2019

2019 JFGE Grant: Providing Grants to NGOs/NPOs engaged in Environmental Activities in Developing Countries

Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) is currently accepting applications 2019 grant program to provide grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities.

The Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE), a division of the Environmental Restoration and Conservation Agency of Japan (ERCA) was established in 1993 by an initial endowment from the Japanese government together with contributions from the private sectors, including individuals and private corporations. The interest accrued from these fund management is then used to support for the activities of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and non-profit organizations (NPOs) aiming at environmental conservation.

Grant Categories & Amount Available

Entry Grant: Grant to support grass-roots projects to expand

Grant Period: 1 year (One term per organization)

Range of Grant Amount (per year) is Minimum 500,000 JPY ~ Maximum 3,000,000 JPY

Continuous-Project Grant: Grant to support grass-roots projects to take a root in the site as self-sustain project

Grant Period: Maximum 3 years (One term per organization)

Range of Grant Amount (per year) is Minimum 500,000 JPY ~ Maximum 3,000,000 JPY

General Grant: Grant to support organizational growth by realizing projects efficiently through refining skills

Grant Period: Maximum 3 years (two-year-break required for organization received Regular Grant for two terms in a row)

Range of Grant Amount (per year) is Minimum 2,000,000 JPY ~ Maximum 6,000,000 JPY

Eligible Projects

Conservation projects that fall into following categories are eligible:

Nature protection, conservation and restoration

Forest conservation and tree/grass planting

Anti-desertification

Agriculture of environmental conservation type

Mitigation and adaptation to climate change

Building of a recycle-oriented society

Air, water and soil conservation

Comprehensive environmental education

Comprehensive environmental conservation projects

Other environmental conservation projects

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

The organization must be a non-governmental organization(NGO) or a non-profit organization (NPO)

The organization must possess an Articles of Incorporation or its equivalent by laws

The organization must possess a well-established board of directors and work forces that make decisions for the organization and implements the proposed project

The organization must possess an accounting structure capable of bookkeeping and self-auditing

The organization must possess an office that serves as a base of their project

The organization must prove that they have enough capacity to execute the proposed project by presenting the firm evidence, such as activity report of previous project and achievements

Note: JFGE grant for overseas is exclusively for the environmental conservation activities implemented in developing countries and areas.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form and follow the instructions given on the website.

Eligible Countries:

Least Developed Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia.

Other Low Income Countries: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Zimbabwe.

Lower Middle Income Countries and Territories: Armenia, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Tokelau, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Upper Middle Income Countries and Territories: Albania, Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, China (People’s Republic of), Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Gabon, Grenada, Guyana, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Panama, Peru, Saint Helena, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Thailand, Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Venezuela, Wallis and Futuna.

Deadline: December 5th  2018

for more information visit : https://www.erca.go.jp/jfge/english

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