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CGP - The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
Grants of up to $50,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations for outreach and networking initiatives to promote exchange between the United States and Japan. Proposal categories include policy-oriented projects exploring contemporary global issues, projects that promote a deeper understanding of Japan on a local level, and network and capacity building to support U.S.-Japan exchange and outreach.
CGP is dedicated to both strengthening the global U.S.-Japan partnership and cultivating the next generation of public intellectuals and leaders necessary to sustain this partnership. To this end, CGP activities include the following:
For more information about the above categories, see the following link: https://www.cgp.org/docs/cgp_regular_grant_2020_guidelines.pdf#page=3
The CGP grant program provides funding for projects in the following two categories:
Intellectual Exchange: Policy-Oriented Projects:
CGP supports a wide range of policy-oriented projects jointly conducted by U.S. and Japanese institutions including universities, think tanks, and non-profit organizations. These policy-oriented projects explore contemporary issues of global concern and issues common to the U.S. and Japan, which involve cooperation among academics, practitioners, civil servants, and civil society organizations. Successful projects have domestic and international policy impact.
For more information on this category, see the following link:
Grassroots Program: Education and Network-Strengthening:
CGP supports projects aimed to promote the understanding of Japan at the local level and to foster networks and capacity building to support U.S.-Japan exchange and outreach.
For more information on this category, see the following link: https://www.cgp.org/docs/cgp_regular_grant_2020_guidelines.pdf#page=7
The grant amount will be decided based upon scale and necessity for each project. CGP grant funds can be applied to the following project costs directly related to the proposed project:
Rent and other administrative costs are not to be included as direct costs; CGP considers these costs to be included within the category of indirect costs. CGP will support indirect costs totaling no more than ten percent (10%) of the actual direct costs CGP supports.
GrantWatch ID#: 163372
Grants will be capped at $50,000 per grant year, for a maximum of two years.
Projects must begin between April 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021.
CGP will not support projects with grant durations of more than two years. Projects centered on annual or ongoing events are given low priority.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications to:
Attn: Grassroots Exchange and Education Program
Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
1700 Broadway 15th Fl
New York , NY 10019
The Japan Foundation, New York
1700 Broadway, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019
P: (212) 489-0299
F: (212) 489-0409
The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
5700 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90036
P: (323) 761-7510
F: (323) 761-7517
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