U.S. Embassy Microgrant Initiative for Current JETs

The Microgrant Initiative for American JETs is funded by the U.S. Embassy Tokyo. This program provides small grants to JET participants working in Japan on the JET Programme to fund projects that introduce American culture and English language to students in their classrooms and to the local community.

Information in Japanese:

Applications for the 2019-2020 grant year are now closed. Applicants will be notified of their status in mid to late October, 2019.

  • The application form is located at the bottom of the page.
  • 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 contact@usjetaa.org.

View the recording of our webinar to learn more about the microgrant opportunity.

Project Summaries

Take a look at all of the projects that were approved for the 2018-2019 grant year. Read about the project results on our blog!

Grants selected for 2018-2019

Grant Reports

2019-2020 Application

Opens 5 PM ET August 15, 2019

Closes 11:59 PM ET September 16, 2019

If you have questions about the Microgrant Initiative, please check out the Microgrant FAQ here.

If you would like to draft your application before submitting it, you may use this word document of the application questions. However, the application must be submitted using the below form to be considered.