TIFO supports projects that promote understanding of Japan, and divides them into the following four categories:
The grant can be used for a wide range of project-related purposes. For example, regarding symposiums, venue fees, material preparation costs, speakers' travel costs including airfare, accommodation expenses, honoraria for speakers, networking meeting expenses, etc. are included. In the case of research and studies category, various related expenses such as material production costs, communication costs, printing costs, etc. are covered. However, indirect expenses such as personnel salaries and office rent are not included. At the time of application, please state the total project cost and the breakdown (approximate amount) that will be the basis of the desired amount of grant.