Apply for Japan Foundation’s CGP Grant Program – Intellectual Exchange!
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Deadline: 1 December 2017

The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) is seeking applications for its Intellectual Exchange Program to strengthening the global U.S.-Japan partnership and cultivating the next generation of public intellectuals necessary to sustain this partnership.

The grant program supports U.S.-Japan collaborative projects conducted by universities, think-tanks, and other non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status. Projects should have a foundation in fostering dialogue and promoting partnerships between the two countries through the exploration of policy-oriented issues.

Issues of Interest

CGP supports projects that develop policy solutions through a collaborative U.S.-Japan partnership to current global issues in social science fields.

  • Personal, Societal, and International Security: Issues include climate change; disaster preparedness, mitigation, and recovery; pandemics; non-proliferation; terrorism; cyber security; food, water, and energy security; environmental challenges
  • Global and Regional Economic Issues: Issues include trade agreements; financial stability; sustainable development; poverty and inequality
  • Societal Trends and Concerns: Issues include aging and other demographic change; migration; social disparities; sustainable urbanization; community resilience; robotics/automation


Priority is given to projects that exhibit the following qualities:

  • Participation from countries other than the U.S. and Japan relevant to the issue, especially Asian countries;
  • Inclusion of a broad spectrum of participants, including ethnicity, gender, geography, and fields of expertise relevant to the project;
  • Long-term commitment to the issues;
  • Innovative concepts or approaches to project topic;
  • Cost-effective budget plan which includes cost-sharing from collaborating institution;
  • Results that contribute effectively to the existing body of knowledge and/or shape policy and are widely shared and disseminated.

Funding Information

The maximum funding of this opportunity is typically $30,000 per year.


Only submissions from U.S. organizations with 501 (c) 3 status will be accepted.

How to Apply

Proposals should be submitted by mail or other postal delivery services at  the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please  visit CGP Grant Program.

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