Donor: Japan Foundation Thailand (JFBKK)
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: Japan
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: -
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Arts & Culture
  • Education

Project Locations

  1. Asia

      Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand


1) Objective

This program provides grants to cover partial expenses to implement the following types of projects: (1) Category A: Projects concerning Japan (Arts and Culture/Japanese Studies): International cultural exchange to promote deeper understanding of Japan including projects to enhance Japanese studies in Thailand; (2) Category B: Promotion of Cultural Collaboration: Projects implemented by specialists/specialized organizations in the field of arts and culture, sports or intellectual exchange in Asia which aims to conduct collaborative projects, aiming to foster an awareness of empathy and coexistence among the people of Asia, including Japan, through collaboration; and (3) Category C: People-to-People Exchange: Exchange projects implemented by organizations at grassroots or regional levels, aiming to expand the base for cultural exchange and to promote understanding and friendship among the people in Asia.

Priorities are: (1) promotion of deeper understanding of Japanese arts and culture among the people of Thailand and this region; (2) joint-research and conferences whose results will be published; (3) international cooperative projects that are to be conducted between two or more institutions, or that will enhance the networking of the Japanese studies institutions/researchers in this region (especially for Category A); (4) elements of collaboration and cooperation that cross national boundaries; (5) potential for development into new projects; (6) innovative approaches or pioneering elements in the themes and contents; (7) outcomes that have a lasting significance within a relevant field, rather than being a oneoff event (especially for Category B); (8) expansion of the basis of grassroots and regional exchange (especially for Category C); and (9) contribution in developing a foundation for international cultural exchange by nurturing those who can take the lead in international cultural exchange among Asian countries, and building networks between Japan and Asia (especially for Category C).

2) Eligibility

Applicants should be non-profit organisations (e.g. universities, research institutes and academic associations, NGO/NPOs) located in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos or Myanmar.

4) Budget

Grants will be given on a cost-sharing basis. The Japan Foundation, Bangkok’s contribution will not exceed following amount: for Category A: 50,000 Baht; for Category B and C: 100,000 Baht.

5) Application

Applications should be submitted to the Japan Foundation, Bangkok. Please submit the original set of application documents to the following address: Attention: Small Grant Program for Arts and Culture, The Japan Foundation, Bangkok, 10th Fl. Serm-Mit Tower, 159 Sukhumvit 21 Rd., Bangkok 10110, THAILAND, Tel: (662) 260-8560 Fax: (662) 260-8565. Applications must arrive no later than the following deadlines, depending on the commencing time of the project. There are four rounds each year: 10 February, 10 May, 10 August and 10 November.

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