The Japan Foundation Program 2018-19 in Japan

The Japan Foundation Program 2018-19 in Japan

The Japan Foundation invites individuals and organizations that are planning international exchange projects and activities to participate in programs of the Japan Foundation.The Japan Foundation conducts programs in the three major areas of Arts and Cultural Exchange, Japanese-Language Education Overseas, Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange, as well as Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia. There are applicable programs in each of these areas, and support is provided for activities conducted by individuals and organizations that are involved in international exchange.

Benefits

  • Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists, Performing Arts Japan for Europe, Grant Program for Enhancing, People-to-People Exchange
  • Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration: The project must not be implemented for profit

Eligibility

  • The project is not for the advancement of specific political or religious views
  • (In the case of an organization) One or more of the following, (a) to (c), are not applicable to your organization.
    • Japanese government (including national institutions), local public organizations (including public universities, public junior high
      schools, public high schools, and other public institutions), government-affiliated organizations, incorporated administrative agencies,
      local incorporated administrative agencies, national university corporations (including public junior high schools and public high
      schools)
    • Governments of other countries (including administrative agencies such as ministries and agencies, but excluding research and
      educational institutions), foreign diplomatic missions in Japan
    • International organizations (intergovernmental organizations that the Japanese government contributes to)
  • (In the case of a Japanese organization or individual) The applicant does not fall under the definition of “Anti-Social Forces” (groups or
    individuals that pursue economic benefit by making full use of violence, force and/or fraudulent means), which is specified in Article
    2(2)1 of the Japan Foundation’s Regulations with Regard to Dealing with Anti-Social Forces (2015 Regulation No. 52)
  • (In the case of an overseas organization) The organization has a bank account for receiving grants, or is able to set up a bank account
    before the grant payment period
  • The receipt of a grant or other form of subsidies from the Japan Foundation is not in violation of any laws or regulations in the
    applicant’s country

Official Link

Deadline: 30th March 2018