FY2017 New Grant Recipients

Japanese Applicants

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (Yen)
Japan Results The Japan-U.S. Project of educational trainings for separated and divorced families and family support professionals ¥1,923,100
The Japan Forum on International Relations China Risk and China Opportunity: How should Japan and United States Respond? ¥3,150,000

Category A: Intellectual Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
University of Washington Foundation New Frontiers in Space Security: Mapping Newspace Strategies for Japan and the United States $76,831
University of Southern California A Comprehensive Framework for Assessing and Responding to Disaster-Related Migration $37,257
The Center for Strategic and International Studies One-Two Punch: Forging a Stronger Economic Alliance Between the United States and Japan $79,975
Asia Society Toward a Northeast Asian Carbon Market $61,253
Project 2049 Institute U.S.-Japan-Taiwan Joint Assessment of Regional Challenges and Areas for Cooperation $76,965

Category B: Grassroots Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
Japanese Garden Society of Oregon International Institute for Japanese Garden Arts & Culture Program Expansion $59,189
University of Colorado Foundation Olympic Friendships: Elementary Education for Global Competency in Japan and the United States $84,745
Japan Society, Inc. Resilient and Vibrant Rural Communities in Japan and the U.S. $79,999

FY2016 New Grant Recipients

Japanese Applicants

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (Yen)
Japan Council on Independent Living Centers US-Japan Collaboration on GLOBAL IL NETWORK for Anti-Discrimination and Promotion of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Around the World ¥5,500,000

Category A: Intellectual Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
Southern Illinois University School of Law A Comparative Analysis of Plea Bargaining: Are the Innocent Implicated? $56,654
Center for American Progress (CAP) The U.S.-Japan Alliance in an Age of Elevated U.S.-China Relations $50,029
University of Michigan Changing Models of Minority Integration: Cross-National Comparison of Rights Provisions in National Constitutions $69,738

Category B: Grassroots Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco Japan Educators Network Project $70,000
Museum of the Rockies, Montana State Museum Building Community Partnerships: The Japan US Natural Science Museums Project $60,000

FY2015 New Grant Recipients

Japanese Applicants

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (Yen)
The Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR) The Japan‐U.S. Alliance in the Era of Japan as a Proactive Contributor to Peace - Towards an effective "Smart Power Alliance" to Support a Peaceful and Rule-Based International Order ¥3,295,280
Keio Research Institute at SFC Towards a Multilateral Framework on Public Diplomacy: The Case of U.S.-Japan-China ¥1,980,000
Action against Child Exploitation Global Dialogue on Advocacy on Child Labor ¥2,300,000
Foreign Press Center Japan The Media's Role in Empowering Female Athletes ¥1,978,802

Category A: Intellectual Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
University of Southern California Monetary Politics: Central Bank Independence, Deflation and Bank of Japan $63,433
University of Hawai'i Foundation Trade, Growth, and Economic Inequality in the Asia Pacific Region $76,159
Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) NGOs as Strategic Partners: Strengthening US-Japan Cooperation on Humanitarian Assistance and Development $29,995

Category B: Grassroots Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) JAS Network Services through NAJAS $70,000
Portland Japanese Garden Creating the International Institute for Japanese Garden Arts and Culture $30,000

FY2014 New Grant Recipients

Japanese Applicants

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (Yen)
Rebuilding Japan Initiative Foundation Reviewing Japan's Lost Decades ¥3,854,640
Stepfamily Association of Japan (SAJ) The Japan-US Project for Understanding and Supporting Stepfamilies in Social and Cultural Contexts: Toward New Family Policy Proposals ¥1,691,600

Category A: Intellectual Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
Peace Winds America 2013-2015 Japan-U.S.-Philippines Civil-Military Disaster Preparedness Initiative $61,691
Henry L. Stimson Center US-Japan-Australia Security Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges $61,304

Category B: Grassroots Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
East West Center US-Japan Grassroots Exchange: Citizen Participation in Community Building Post-Disaster $90,000
Volunteers in Asia Strengthening Japan-US Networks to Equip the Next Generation of Social Innovators $64,676
National Performance Network US/Japan Connection: Building a Community $45,564

FY2013 New Grant Recipients

Japanese Applicants

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (Yen)
Entrepreneurial Training for Innovative Communities. (ETIC.) U.S.- Japan Leaders Exchange: Three-Year Training & Networking Program for Leading Leader's of Tohoku Reconstruction Efforts (Year 1 of 3-year project) ¥8,646,187
The Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR) Grand Design of the U.S.-Japan Alliance at a New Stage: Toward a More Peaceful, Stable, and Equitable Global Order in the Era of "Smart Power" (Year 1 of 2-year project) ¥3,126,120
The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) Japan - US Kizuna Conference: "A Challenging World and the Japan - US Alliance" ¥6,387,129
Japan-US Alliance Agenda Network Multidimensional Study of Future Japan-US Relation in the Age of Transition: The International and Domestic Nexus (Year 1 of 2-year project) ¥6,846,884
Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation The US-Japan Support Project for Recreating the Tohoku Region Through Promotion of Entrepreneurs' Exchange (Year 1 of 3-year project) ¥2,557,600
The Project Research Institutes of the Comprehensive Research Organization, Waseda University Sustainable Energy Policy in Japan and US and its Implications to Asia: The Role of Renewable Energy Efficiency ¥4,091,934

Category A: Intellectual Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
The Center for the National Interest Strengthening Strategic Partnerships with our Ally: U.S.-Japan-Vietnam Trilateral Cooperation $76,626
East-West Center Disaster Management and Resiliency in the Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowships $95,796
International Council on Clean Transportation Reducing International Energy Consumption: A Global Dialogue for Leadership on Truck Efficiency (Year 1 of 2-year project) $56,771
The National Bureau of Asian Research Strategic Assistance: Disaster Relief and Asia-Pacific Stability (Year 1 of 2-year project) $69,267
German Marshall Fund of the United States Trilateral Forum Tokyo: Cooperation in a Time of Flux $91,025

Category B: Grassroots Exchange Program

Organization Project Title Grant Amount (USD)
Columbia University - Weatherhead East Asian Institute National Simulcasts on Japan and Study Tour for K-12 Teachers (Year 1 of 3-year project) $32,780
Ohio State University - Institute for Japanese Studies Strengthening the Infrastructure to Produce Future Leaders Through Educational Outreach, Career Development, and Professional Development in the State of Ohio and the Midwest (Year 1 of 3-year project) $37,279
Japan Studies Association Creating the Next Generation of Leaders for US-Japan Educational Outreach $48,000
Five College Center for East Asian Studies Peace Education in Japan and the US: Curriculum for US Classrooms $68,629
US-Japan Bridging Foundation Strengthening the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme Alumni Association(JETAA) Network and Connecting Next Generation Leaders $70,471