The Japan Foundation, New York and the Center for Global Partnership, New York offer a range of grant programs in various fields to promote cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and the United States. Learn more about the grant programs that are currently open below and apply now!
This grant aims to support projects that will enhance and deepen the understanding of Japan through academic exploration. Successful proposals generally take the form of conferences, colloquia, symposia, presentations, and lectures.
This grant program provides intensive support for initiatives related to Japanese Studies that focus on exchanges via the internet. The following are examples of the types of projects this program can support: online symposium, seminars, and workshops; expansion of digital archives; creation of web contents; digital exhibitions, etc.
This grant aims to support projects that will further understanding of Japanese arts and culture, such as performances, exhibitions, film screenings, and workshops. This program also supports online projects.
This new grant program aims to support projects from Japan America Societies and Japanese Gardens that will lead to operational stability through the pandemic and into the future. Applicants may propose an organizational sustainability project or request salary assistance. Grants will be awarded up to $20,000 or $30,000. There will be a second round; deadline will be November 30, 2021.
This program supports nonprofit organizations to assist K-12 students, teachers, and the community to deepen their understanding about Japan, promote cross-cultural exchange, and nurture global perspectives with grants of up to $5,000.