Grant Details


Major Project

Grant Amount

Upon application

Applicant Type



All Arts



The Japan Foundation, New York

JFNY Grant for Arts & Culture

The Japan Foundation, New York office (JFNY) accepts applications from non-profit organizations for projects that take place within the 37 states east of the Rocky Mountains, plus Washington D.C., listed below for the JFNY Grant for Arts & Culture on a rolling basis throughout the year. This grant aims to support projects that will further understanding of Japanese arts and culture. Successful projects are granted up to $5,000. This grant also supports online projects related to Arts & Cultural Exchange that incorporate issues pertaining to the COVID-19 global pandemic such as virtual exhibitions, virtual performances, film streaming, online conference as well as webinar. Priority will be given to those projects that have secured additional funding from sources other than the Japan Foundation, as well as projects that take place in areas where access to Japanese cultural events are relatively limited. *Please note, there is a separate JFNY Grant for Japanese Studies. Northeast: CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT South: AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV Midwest: IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, WI DeadlinesFor online projects, applications are accepted on a rolling basis and must be received by JFNY at least 1 month prior to the project start date. For other projects, applications must be submitted at least 3 months prior to the project start date.

For more information, visit The Japan Foundation, New York