• Grassroots Exchange
    & Education

    This program fosters US-Japan grassroots efforts in various ways, including region-to-region, civil society and youth exchange projects. The program also promotes the understanding of Japanese culture and society in the United States, focusing on K-12 education and community outreach. 

  • Intellectual Exchange

    This program provides opportunities to explore contemporary issues of global concern and issues common to the U.S. and Japan through collaboration and partnership. Programming includes institutional grants, fellowships and self-initiated projects. 

Latest News

  • NEWS

    Grassroots Exchange Network - Japan (GEN-J) and Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI) Programs

    November 28, 2018

    The Abe Fellowship Program, a partnership between The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and the Social Science Research Council (SS..

  • NEWS

    U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Cohort 5 Applications are Open!

    November 21, 2018

    The Japan Foundation and Parsons School of Design Team up to Create Design Solutions for Surviving Natural Disasters. "Earth Manua..


    Abe Global Forum: Japanese and American Innovation in the Global Age

    October 31, 2018

    The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and Abe Fellowship Program marked their 25th anniversary by holding an international symp..



  • James Schoff

    The overarching purpose of my project was to provide well-informed and objective assessments of emerging U.S. economic and foreign policy proposals in a U.S.-Japan alliance context and to maximize opportunities for constructive debate in a timely matter. The resulting monograph, Uncommon Alliance for the Common Good: The United States and Japan After the Cold War, combined research using English and ....