JUSFC Announces New Mission Statement and Updated Funding Priorities

May 15, 2012 

Mission Statement: The Japan-US Friendship Commission is an independent federal agency established by Congress in 1975 to strengthen the US-Japan relationship through educational, cultural, and intellectual exchange.  Its mission is to support reciprocal people-to-people understanding, and promote partnerships that advance common interests between Japan and the United States.

JUSFC Values

  • Engage the next generation of US-Japan managers
  • Support innovation
  • Promote partnerships and collaboration
  • Demonstrate the importance of the US-Japan relationship

JUSFC Funding Priorities

1) Exchanges and Scholarship
2) Global Challenges
3) Arts and Culture
4) Education and Public Affairs

Next Grant Deadline July 1, 2012