This program provides small grants to JET participants working in Japan on the JET Program to fund projects that introduce American culture and English language to students in their classrooms and to the local community. The Microgrant Initiative for American JETs is funded by the U.S. Embassy Tokyo.
The 2022 Application is Open From: October 1 – November 15, 2022
- The application form is located below. Before filling out the form, please be mindful of these deadlines and reporting requirements:
- Application Opens: October 1, 2022
- Application Closes: November 15, 2022
- Awardees Notified by December 1, 2022
- Microgrant Agreement Signing deadline: December 15, 2022
- Grantees projects begin/funding disbursement begins: January 10, 2023
- Microgrant recipients whose projects begin before April 1, 2023 who have not yet submitted a final report are required to submit an interim project report by: April 12, 2023
- Microgrant recipients whose projects begin after April 1, 2023 who have not yet submitted a final report are required to submit an interim report by September 30, 2023
- Grantees Projects end: February 29, 2024
- Microgrant recipients must submit final reports with 30 days of the end of their project or at the latest by March 15, 2024
- Microgrant recipients must complete a survey about their experience with the grant to provide feedback to USJETAA on the administration of the grant: March 15, 2024
- Microgrant Recipients Informed of selections by mid-December
- The information session for the 2022 application will be held on October 26th at 8:00PM JST (7:00AM EDT). Register here.
- If you have questions about the Microgrant Initiative, please check out the Microgrant FAQ here. (FAQ 日本語)
- If you have any questions not answered in the FAQ, you may reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about the program in Japanese:
2021 Microgrant Initiative for American JETs Information Session
Please use this form to plan out your application answers (make sure to insert your answers into the actually application form below and hit submit to apply): 2022 Microgrant Offline Application Form