Cultural Collaboration

The Grant Program for Promotion of Cultural Collaboration

This program is designed to generate new cultures together within Asia. Grants are provided to successful collaborative projects conducted by organizations and professionals in Japan and ASEAN.

Eligible Applicants
Organizations based in ten ASEAN countries or Japan.
Eligible Projects
Collaborative projects ―― the majority of which involve ASEAN countries and Japan participants ―― as well as projects that plan to disseminate their achievements are accepted. These projects must work on human resources development, network construction, strengthening of the bases of exchange, co-production and joint-research initiatives in the fields of arts and culture, sports, or intellectual exchange.
Grant Coverage
Maximum 10 million JPY
The grant can cover portions from a maximum of three categories from below.
1. Traveling expense (international and long-distance domestic travel) and accommodation
2. Venue and equipment use
3. Translation, interpretation and honoraria for lecturers
4. Preparation of materials, reports, PR materials, etc.
5. Carriage (baggage/ freight)
Project Duration/Application Deadlines/Notification of Results
[First round]
Duration: Projects that commence between April 1, 2019 and September 31, 2019
Deadline: No later than December 3, 2018
Notification of Result: April 2019
*For projects that are scheduled to start in April 2019, please note that Notification of Results may be sent after the project has already started.
[Second round]
Duration: Projects that commence between October 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020, and which are expected to be completed by September 30, 2020.
Deadline: No later than June 3, 2019
Notification of Result: September 2019
List of Grant Awardees
Frequently Asked Questions

The information provided here is only an outline of the program. Please refer to the Application Instructions for more details.