To support a teacher preparation initiative focused on three themes in Japan: political and social stability, maintaining cultural values while seeking change, and cultural borrowing.
Philadelphia, PA. $105,386
To support the 2018 Jiro Murase Scholarship Program, which brings Japanese students to the United States to learn about legal and political affairs.
Tokyo, Japan. ¥10,600,001
To support the 5th Japan-U.S.-Korea Trilateral Forum to take place from January 1 to 6, 2018.
Washington, DC. $18,000
To support a national Japanese language and culture competition for high school students.
Washington, DC. $50,000
To support the 2018 Michigan-Japan nuclear science high school exchange program for Japanese and American teachers and students.
East Lansing, MI. $114,633.97
To support an education program designed to promote awareness of nonproliferation and international peace and security issues and the development of critical thinking skills among high school students in the US and Japan.
Monterey, CA. $80,014
To support an educational partnership and exchange between schools in Sumter County, Georgia, and Miyoshi, Japan, that was originally started by former President Jimmy Carter.
Americus, GA. $43,600
To support a Japanese inspired food education program for K-12 students in the U.S.
Washington, DC. $51,782
Communication and Public Opinion
To support the development of a moderated website to foster communication and strengthen bonds between Japanese and Americans through shared stories and messages of mental health recovery, tragedy, struggle, and hope.
Los Angeles, CA. $5,000
To support a media fellowship that will prepare and send three selected U.S. journalists in 19-day reporting tours to Japan.
Washington, DC. $78,500
To support an intensive program for U.S. journalists that will bring them to Japan to expose them to the dynamics of Japan’s politics and its economic and foreign policymaking.
New York, NY. $97,326.22
To support a documentary film production grant for a film investigating the pivotal role Japanese artists of the Edo era played in setting the stage for the “modern art” movement in the West.
New York, NY. $50,000
To support a documentary film on Hiroshima survivor Setsuko Thurlow.
New York, NY. $25,000
To support public lecture and performing arts programs focused on Japan at Portland State University’s Center for Japanese Studies.
Portland, OR. $71,856