How to apply for funding of a Small Scale Project by the German Embassy

13.09.2018 - Article

How to apply for funding of a Small Scale Project by the German Embassy

Under the small-scale scheme swift and direct financial assistance can be provided to NGOs, local communities and religious institutions for the implementation of a small project for the benefit of disadvantaged groups of society.


Organisation: experienced, qualified and reliable organisation

Maximum budget: 25,000.- Euro

Content: any area, innovative ideas are appreciated

Conditions as to the eligibility for funding:

  • Project has a direct and concrete impact for the beneficiaries
  • Implementation of the project within the calendar year for which the funds are granted 
  • Organisation has to pay a counterpart contribution
  • Whole measure has to be ensured for at least two years after completion of the project

Not eligible for funding:

  • Personnel, administrative and running costs, micro credits, revolving credits, seminars, workshops
  • Purchase of land properties
  • Projects that are sponsored by any other organisation that receives contributions from the Federal Budget of Germany (e.g. European Union, United Nations, GIZ)

General Guidelines for Application

Project proposals may be submitted to this Embassy as PDF document per email to wz-200@dhak.diplo.de during the last quarter of each year, in order to be considered for possible funding for the following year. Please use the Embassy's application form for your proposal to be considered. Please add the following documents:

  • Proof of Registration of the organisation in Bangladesh
  • Detailed budget, dated and signed by two officials

At the beginning of each year the eligible projects are selected for implementation. 

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