Deadline: 31 October 2014
The Sasakawa Peace Foundation accepts grant applications from non-governmental and voluntary organizations around the world to benefit from its Regular Projects Fund (focusing issues) and Special Fund (focusing regions). The proposed programs must promote international understanding, exchange, and cooperation, and must accord with program policy of SPF (for regular projects) and program guidelines of SPF special funds to secure funding.
The SPF is a private nonprofit foundation that promotes Japan’s international contribution, seeks to resolve global issues, endeavors to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation with priority regions.
Grants are provided for one to three years. There is no upper limit for grant request, the yearly budget per project is generally between US$20,000 and US$100,000. The grant may cover costs for travel, meetings, contracted service, honorarium, communication and transport, printing and reproduction, data collection, office supplies, and others.
- Applicants can be incorporated foundations and corporations, NPO corporations, universities and other incorporated educational institutions, and private organizations conducting non-profit activities, established on the basis of the Act on Promotion of Specified Non-profit Activities.
- Several organizations can collaborate to implement single project but application is accepted for specific organization or representative.
- Proposal must clearly outline project objectives, activity details, expected results and other important aspects of the project; and must give sufficient reasons why the project deserves funding from SPF.
- Applications must be written in either English or Japanese.
- Application materials include- grant application cover sheet, organizational profile, project description and other related documents (if necessary).
Note: Proposals must be sent via post. Proposals sent via email or fax are not considered for funding.
For more information, please visit Applying for Grants.