| Sectors: Health, COVID-19, climate change and adaptation, DRR, resilient cities and governance
| Granting entities: Global Development Network
| Deadline: 9 June 2021
| Type of support: Grants
| Funding/benefits: 45,000 USD
| Applicants: NGOs, CSOs from low- and lower-middle income countries
| Locations: Low and and lower-middle countries
The Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP) is a competitive grant program that supports non-profit Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in low or lower-middle-income countries (World Bank definition) to recognize the innovative approach of their projects. The first prize winner is also eligible to compete under the Japan Social Development Fund for an additional grant of up to US$ 200,000 to pilot their innovative work at a larger scale.
The Global Development Network (GDN) invites non-profit NGOs and CSOs from low and lower-middle-income countries to submit project applications within the following three themes: ‘Universal health coverage and COVID,’ ‘Community-driven, climate-related, disaster risk reduction in rural areas’ and ‘Quality urban infrastructure and community driven governance.’
For each theme, the winning projects will receive grants worth US$ 45,000 and, in total, the MIDP category will award 9 grants worth US$ 135,000.
Link to application here.