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CGP Grant Program - Intellectual Exchange

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Universities to
Facilitate Exchange Between the USA and Japan

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Foundation / Corporation

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CGP - Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership

Deadline Date:

12/02/19 6:00 PM, Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $50,000 per year to USA nonprofit organizations and universities for projects that promote partnerships and foster dialogue between the USA and Japan. Funding is intended for projects that explore policy-oriented issues. Emphasis is placed on projects that yield tangible outcomes, as well as effective dissemination plans that have broad policy impact.

CGP supports projects that develop policy solutions through a collaborative U.S.-Japan partnership to current global issues in social science fields.

  • Personal, Societal, and International Security: Issues include climate change; disaster preparedness, mitigation, and recovery; pandemics; non-proliferation; terrorism; cyber security; food, water, and energy security; environmental challenges
  • Global and Regional Economic Issues: Issues include trade agreements; financial stability; sustainable development; poverty and inequality
  • Societal Trends and Concerns: Issues include aging and other demographic change; migration; social disparities; sustainable urbanization; community resilience; robotics/automation

CGP is open to topics outside of these in the “Current Issues of Interest” provided they meet the goals of this grant program.

Projects are required to have the following elements: 

  • Japan-based collaborative partners involved throughout the entirety of the project, from the planning stage to dissemination;
  • A strong U.S.-Japan collaborative partnership as a core of the project; 
  • Contemporary policy-oriented topics relevant to both the United States and Japan;
  • Ideas and/or participants that include a broad range of viewpoints;
  • Clear and concrete articulation of project design including methodology, participants, events, goals of the project, and outcomes;
  • At least 1 event each year such as a symposium, conference, or workshop to support dialogue and networking as well as dissemination of outcomes;
  • Tangible project outputs such as a publication, academic paper, etc.;
  • Effective dissemination plan for outcomes including the method of dissemination and intended audience.

Priority is given to projects that exhibit the following qualities:    

  • Participation from countries other than the U.S. and Japan relevant to the issue, especially Asian countries;
  • Inclusion of a broad spectrum of participants, including ethnicity, gender, geography, and fields of expertise relevant to the project;
  • Long-term commitment to the issues;
  • Innovative concepts or approaches to project topic;
  • Cost-effective budget plan which includes cost-sharing from collaborating institution;
  • Results that contribute effectively to the existing body of knowledge and/or shape policy and are widely shared and disseminated.

For a list of eligible project costs, see: https://www.cgp.org/docs/cgp_regular_grant_2020_guidelines.pdf#page=10



GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163371

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will be capped at $50,000 per grant year.

Term of Contract:

CGP will not support projects with grant duration of more than two years. Projects centered on annual or ongoing events are given low priority.

CGP supported elements of projects must begin between April 2020 and March 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only submissions from U.S. organizations with 501 (c) 3 status will be accepted.

CGP will not consider proposals for the following:
- Commercial activities;
- Political activities, election campaigns, or religious activities;
- Activities in support of specific doctrines or claims;
- Medical, technical, or scientific projects that do not focus on policy issues;
- Development of university courses or creation of university chairs;
- Dissertation research;
- Organization of or participation in sporting events;
- Creation or support of scholarships or fellowships;
- Language education programs;
- Social welfare or international development direct service projects;
- Arts exchanges;
- Goodwill exchanges;
- Tourist-oriented programs.

CGP will not consider the following items:
- Capital fund and endowment drives, debt reduction, public relations campaigns, advertising, or the creation or support of awards or grants;
- Operating costs unrelated to the project being supported;
- Design, construction, or maintenance of buildings or monuments;
- Procurement of equipment or purchase of land.

CGP may not be able to cover expenses for government officials while their inclusion is welcomed in projects. Please consult CGP in advance.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals must be received by December 2, 2019, 6:00 PM EST.

Applicants will be notified of the results in April 2020.

A minimum of 20% of the total project budget each year must be secured from non-CGP sources such as the applying institution, the collaborating institution, and/or other sources.

FAQ: https://www.cgp.org/faq

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit all materials to:
Attn: Intellectual Exchange Program
Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
1700 Broadway, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Tel: (212) 489-1255
Fax: (212) 489-1344

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