Supports US-Japan collaborative institutional efforts to explore current, policy-relevant issues of mutual concern to the US and Japan, as well as issues of global concern
Supports one-time conferences, workshops, etc. that explore policy-relevant US-Japan issues
The JET Memorial Project commemorates the two American JET participants, Ms. Taylor Anderson and Mr. Montgomery Dickson who lost their lives during the Great East Japan Earthquake (March 2011).
As a result of the tragic events surrounding the Great East Japan Earthquake, there has been a rethinking of critical issues and global challenges. In response to these new circumstances
Facilitates exchange and understanding between Japan and the U.S. by providing some travel funds for students at the undergraduate level. Instructors teaching a Japan-related course at U.S. universities or colleges are invited to apply..
Supports major organizations to establish national and/or regional networks, capacity building, and innovative program development for US-Japan exchange and outreach
Supports teacher training, curriculum development and community outreach efforts addressing the needs of K-12 students, teachers and the larger community
Aims to create new networks and strengthen existing networks between nonprofit organizations and citizens groups in the US and Japan around common social issues
Supports networking and capacity building among Japan America Societies (JAS) in the US to encourage sustained growth and innovation
Promotes US-Japan exchange activities and fosters a grassroots understanding about Japan by dispatching Japanese individuals to volunteer in communities in the US
The “JET Memorial Project,” commemorates the two American JET participants, Ms. Taylor Anderson and Mr. Montgomery Dickson who lost their lives during the Great East Japan Earthquake (March, 2011).