The Japan Foundation Grants

The Japan Foundation Program Guidelines for FY 2017

The Japan Foundation Program Guidelines for Fiscal Year 2017 (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018) are available for downloading here.

The programs are available to individuals or organizations that are planning to implement international exchange projects mainly in Fiscal Year 2017 (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018). If you find in the Program Guidelines a program that matches the project that you or your organization is planning, please obtain the respective application instructions and application forms from the Program Guidelines.

The Japan Foundation´s Programs and Activities are available in the following fields:

Arts and Cultural Exchange
Japanese-Language Education Overseas
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia

Please pay special attention to the application deadlines!

The application deadlines for FY 2017 have ended, except "Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists", "Grant Program for International Exchange by Youth and Community Leaders" and "Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI)".

The Japan Foundation

The Japan Foundation (国際交流基金) was established in 1972 and reorganized as an independent administrative institution in October 2003. Japan Foundation carries out its programs and activities in order to contribute to the world in culture and other fields through the efficient and comprehensive implementation of international cultural exchange activities in the following four major categories:

● Arts and Cultural Exchange
● Japanese-Language Education Overseas
● Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange
● Strengthening Cultural Exchange in Asia

For more details regarding programs, application conditions and deadlines, please visit:

The Japan Foundation Program Guidelines
JF Worldwide