Financial assistance for Small-scale Projects available

The Embassy of the Federal Republic Germany runs a programme offering financial assistance for small scale cooperation projects that is available annually. Funding is available for projects that serve basic needs and have positive and sustainable impact of at least 2years. Possible eligible projects include; educational/vocational training or equipment, hygiene standards, water filters/pumps, and medical provisions etc.

Applications must be submitted by the end of the calendar year before the planned implementation of the project. For projects planned for next year 2017, applications must be submitted by end of this year preferably, the end of February 2017 at the latest.

Download the guideline below for further details regarding the application and implementation process, eligible and ineligible funding areas, and the funding criteria.

 - FRG_Small Grants Programme_Guidelines

 - FRG_Small Grants Programme_Application Form

Applications and further inquiries can be made to Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mrs. Tina Pupuke Browne (Barrister), email rarotonga@hk-diplo.de 

Recently funded projects under this programme include Te Uki Ou Science Laboratory and specialized equipment for the Teimurimotia Fire Brigade.