Grants Approved for FY2017

Arts & Culture

  • National Endowment for the Arts/JUSFC- Creative Artist Program, $150,000
  • National Performance Network- U.S.-Japan Connection: Building a Community, $45,000
  • New York International Children’s Film Festival- New York International Children’s Film Festival 2017 – Japanese Film Showcase, $10,000
  • The International House of Japan- Japan-United States Creative Artists Fellowship Exchange, $200,038
  • Global Film Network – Japanese Subtitling of the film, “Cocktail Party”, $3,000
  • Media Bridges, Inc. – The Mineta Legacy Project, $10,000
  • Harvard University – Japanese Art Workshop for Students (JAWS), $50,000
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum – Isamu Noguchi Archaic/Modern, $10,000
  • Third World Newsreel – Fall Seven Times Get Up Eight, $10,000
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art – Utamaro and the Lure of Japan, $10,000
  • JUSFC Arts Japan 2020 Campaign – $45,000

Education & Public Affairs

  • American Association of Teachers of Japanese- Professional Development, Advocacy, and Collaboration Support for Japanese Language Educators, $33,000
  • International Student Conferences, Inc.- The 69th Japan-America Student Conference (JASC), $20,000
  • Japan Center for International Exchange- US Congressional Staff Exchange Program in Japan, $65,000
  • U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress- The Congressional Study Group on Japan, $10,000
  • USJETAA- To Enhance the Network of JET Alumni Associations, $20,000
  • George Washington University – JLive! Japanese Learning Inspired Vision and Engagement 2017, $20,000

Exchanges and Scholarship

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities- Japan Studies Institute-Japan Seminar, $63,000
  • American Association of Teachers of Japanese- The Bridging Project Clearinghouse to Encourage and Support Study Abroad in Japan by American Undergraduate Students, $28,627
  • American Studies Association- Framing the “American Century”: Wars, Migrations, Social Justice, $15,000
  • Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture, Columbia University, The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission Prize for the Translation of Japanese Literature, $20,000
  • Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies- Inter-University Center for Advanced Japanese Language Studies (Yokohama): Advanced Japanese Language Training for 21st Century Academics and Professionals, $75,000
  • Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation- 2017 JUSFC-Foley Legislative Exchange Program, $129,622
  • National Endowment for the Humanities/JUSFC- Advanced Social Science Research Fellowship Program on Japan, $115,800
  • Organization of American Historians- OAH/JAAS Japan Historians’ Collaborative Project, $28,000
  • University of Hawaii Kapi’olani Community College- KAI YAMA: A Student and Faculty International Exchange that Focuses on Cross-Cultural Community and Environmental Science Relationships, $45,000
  • National Association of Japan-America Societies (NAJAS) – Richard J. Wood Art Curator Series, $25,000
  • National Bureau of Asian Research – A Narrative of Cooperations Phase II, $20,000
  • Northeast Asia Council of the Association of Asian Studies (NEAC) – NEAC/AAS Grants for Japanese Studies, $110,000
  • Pacific Forum CSIS – A Next Generation U.S.-Japan Partnership, $25,000
  • U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation – 2020 Scholarship, $100,000