Small Grants Program for Arts and Culture and Japanese Studies
The Japan Foundation offers grants under the Small Grants Program to cover partial expenses to implement projects concerning Japan, in the field of arts and culture and Japanese studies.
International cultural exchange to promote a better understanding of Japan, including projects to improve Japanese studies in Thailand.
- Promoting a better understanding of Japanese arts and culture among the people of Thailand and this region
- Joint research and conferences whose results will be published
- Projects that would promote and further broaden the horizon of Japanese studies in the field of humanities or social sciences
- Lower priority will be given to projects based on existing partnerships, such as agreements between universities and relationships with sister institutions
- Development potential in new projects
- Innovative approaches or pioneering elements in themes and content
- Support expenses up to 50,000 baht.
Japan Projects (Arts and Culture/Japanese Studies)
- International artistic and cultural exchange events implemented in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, such as art exhibitions, performing arts or film screenings, aim to promote a better understanding of the arts and culture. Japanese culture among the people of Thailand and this region. This category also includes projects aimed at strengthening Japanese studies in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos, such as joint research, conferences, seminars and intensive courses.
- Applicants must be non-profit organizations (e.g. universities, research institutes and academic associations, NGOs/NPOs) located in Thailand, Cambodia or Laos.
- In principle, the project must be carried out in the country where the applicant is based.
- Applicants must carry out the project as an institution and must cover part of the costs.
- The project must be implemented and completed within a Japanese fiscal year (April 1 to March 31 of the following year). *If the need for the project is recognized, projects that last more than one year are also eligible for the program but within the limit of three years. Applications must be submitted and reviewed annually.
- Applicants must have a bank account capable of accepting grants from the Japan Foundation, Bangkok. A bank account can also be opened before payment. In the event that the bank account is an individual’s account, a certified letter will need to be submitted indicating the relationship between the applicant organization and the individual.
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