This grant aims to partially support the costs of programs to be implemented by organizations/groups that provide Japanese-language education, including those wish to work in Japan under the “Specified Skilled” residency status system, with the objective of supporting Japanese-language education for living and working in Japan.
- Only Programs that are planned to be implemented by the end of March 2021. (Period of project implementation: between October 16, 2019 and March 31, 2021)
- Projects must fulfill the following requirements:
- It can be confirmed that without the provision of a grant, it will be difficult or impossible to achieve the project goal.
- The plan and method of implementation must be achievable and must have ample expectations that the project will yield good results.
- The project will not be used for religious or political purposes.
|Teaching Materials Purchase Grant||Partially covers the cost of purchasing relevant teaching materials and supplementary materials to be used for Japanese-langauge education for living and working in Japan.|
|Conference Grant||Partially covers the cost involved in holding meetings such as seminars, workshops, symposia, training sessions and meetings related to Japanese-language teaching for living and working in Japan|
|Publication Grant||Partially covers the costs involved in preparing and publishing the necessary curriculum and teaching materials required to prepare for the JFT-Basic or for Japanese-language education for living and working in Japan.|
|Other Original Proposal||Partially covers the cost involved in implementing projects that not only aim to promote Japanese-language for daily life and working in Japan, but also to train Japanese-language teachers or to boost interest in Japanese-language education|
Other points to be noted
- No project already supported by a grant program operated by the Japan Foundation will be adopted for duplicate funding
- It shall not be possible to expend or divert subsidy funds except for items approved by the Japan Foundation
- The maximum amount of grant funding shall, in principle, be set at 2 million yen.
3. Eligible Applicants
- Organizations or groups whose target audience are those who will work in Japan under the “Specified Skills” residence status. Individual persons are not applicable.
- Applicants must not be one of the following
- Japanese government (and other national institutions)
- Japanese local municipalities (including municipal schools and university and other municipal institutions)
- Japanese independent administrative institutions
- Japanese local independent administrative institutions (hereinafter referred to as “government institutions etc.”
- Educational institutions, and research institutions established by government institutions, etc.
- other organizations, groups or facilities affiliated to Japan, etc. (excluding groups that have a fixed legal status such as corporate juridical person or foundation, even though they may be an organization/group in which government institutions, etc.,have been involved)
- Foreign governments (including their administrative organs such as ministries and agencies, etc.)
- International organizations to which the Japanese government makes a financial contribution
- Applicants fulfill all the following requirements:
- They have the capacity to implement the planned project
- The receipts of grants or support from the Japan Foundation does not violate any local laws, regulations or ordinances (This is something that must definitely be confirmed prior to submitting an application).
- In principle, applying organizations/groups should possess a bank account capable of receiving the remittances of grant funds from the Japan Foundation, or should be able to establish an account prior to the disbursement of funds.
For all the details on eligibility, technicalities, and the grants’ prerequisites and requirements, please refer to the Application Guideline.