Applications Open for Japan Foundation’s CGP Grant Program – Intellectual Exchange!
Deadline: 3 December 2018
The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) is seeking applications for its Intellectual Exchange Program to strengthen 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
The maximum funding of this opportunity is typically $30,000 per year.
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.
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.