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Grants Program

Japan Fund for Global Environment (JFGE) provides grant to Non Governmental Organization (NGO)/Non Profit Organization (NPO) engaged in environmental activities.

If you consider applying for our grant program, please kindly follow the guidance page below carefully.

Eligibility Quiz

Eligibility Quiz
At first, if you are Non-Japanese organizations, please check this quiz!

1. Procedural Flow of JFGE operation

the Fiscal Year 2018

Application period for FY2018 is from November 13, 2017 to December 11, 2017.
Please apply within this period through mail. Otherwise the application cannot be reviewed nor examined.
Also be aware every document must be submitted in Japanese using official Japanese forms.

Procedural Flow of JFGE Operation for the Fiscal Year 2018

the Fiscal Year 2017

Application period for FY2017 has been already closed. Please apply for the FY2018.
Application period for FY2017 was:
November 16, 2016 to December 14, 2016 For continued project
December 15, 2016 to January 16, 2017 For new project

Procedural Flow of JFGE Operation for the Fiscal Year 2017

2. Guides and Forms

The JFGE Management Council deliberates and examines the applied projects, then decides on the projects to receive the grants along with the amount to be awarded. The grant is awarded only after performing the scheme of the JFGE Grant Policies and Procedures.


Guide Book of Grant Request 2018 (Application period: November 13, 2017 to December 11, 2017)

A Guide to JFGE Grant Request (PDF 733KB)
Japanese Guide


Guide Book of Grant Request 2017 (Application period has been already closed.)

A Guide to JFGE Grant Request (PDF 645KB)
Japanese Guide (PDF 1.92MB)

Grant Application Forms (Due May 12, 2017: Only for organization received Notification of Tentative Approval in April 2017.)

Grant Application Form for FY2017 (Word 163KB)


  • All Request forms for JFGE should to be written in Japanese.
  • Japanese agent is necessary when applicants apply for JFGE Grant, so please find the agent by applicant. Fluent oral and written Japanese skill is needed to act as agent. The agent's main role is to act as interpreter between grant recipient and JFGE, and transfer grant to the recipient.

3. Eligibility Quiz

Are you a nonprofit organization implementing environmental conservation activities in developing countries*?

developing countries* : countries which are listed as DAC ODA recipients ;





We are sorry, but you are not eligible for JFGE grant.

Do you have any agent (organization or individual) that has a bank account in Japan and can communicate with JFGE about the project both verbally and writtenly in Japanese?






We are sorry, but you are not eligible for JFGE grant.
Find an agent by yourself and come back here again.

you are eligible for JFGE grant.
See our Grant program and detailed application procedure Here. (A Guide to JFGE Grant Program Request (PDF 733KB))

4. Grant Recipients

5. Examples of Granted Projects

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