Programs

Institutional Funding Opportunities

Intellectual Exchange

  • CGP Grant Program - Intellectual Exchange

    Concept Papers due October 1st; Invited Proposals due December 2nd

    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

  • Discretionary Grants

    Rolling

    Supports one-time conferences, workshops, etc. that explore policy-relevant US-Japan issues

  • JET Memorial Project - Taylor Anderson Memorial

    N/A - Not an open program

    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).

  • RFP: Exploration of Critical Issues Emanating from Japan’s March 11th Disasters

    This program is closed

    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

  • Japan-America Collegiate Exchange Travel Program

    Re-Opened under the JF Japanese Studies Program on March 15th, 2012. For more details, please visit JFNY's website.

    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..




Grassroots Exchange & Education

  • CGP Grant Program - Grassroots Exchange and Education

    TBA

    Supports major organizations to establish national and/or regional networks, capacity building, and innovative program development for US-Japan exchange and outreach

  • Education Grants

    Rolling

    Supports teacher training, curriculum development and community outreach efforts addressing the needs of K-12 students, teachers and the larger community

  • Grassroots Exchange Discretionary Grants

    Rolling

    Aims to create new networks and strengthen existing networks between nonprofit organizations and citizens groups in the US and Japan around common social issues

  • Japan America Society (JAS) Initiative

    Concept Papers due July 31, 2013; Invited Full Proposals due October 1, 2013

    Supports networking and capacity building among Japan America Societies (JAS) in the US to encourage sustained growth and innovation

  • Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI) Program

    TBA

    Promotes US-Japan exchange activities and fosters a grassroots understanding about Japan by dispatching Japanese individuals to volunteer in communities in the US

  • JET Memorial Project - Montgomery Dickson Memorial

    N/A - not an open program

    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).