The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation has announced that the next applications deadline for its grants making programme is the 15th September 2018.
Through its grant making programme cultural organisations, universities and schools; etc that wish to develop links with Japan and Japanese schools are able to apply for funding. The Foundation’s grants average £1,500 to £2,000 and do not normally exceed £5,000-£6,000 for larger-scale projects.
Grants are available to support the study of the Japanese language and culture, School, Education and Youth exchanges.
In the past the Foundation has made grants towards visits the between the UK and Japan between by teachers and young people and the teaching and development of Japanese language and cultural studies in schools.
Organisations that have successfully applied to the Foundation include:
Hessle High School and Sixth Form College which received a grant of £3,000 to visit to Japan to create curriculum on Japan in Key Stage 3 Geography lessons.
Truro College which received a grant of £2,000 for a football exchange programme with Tokai Daigo High School in Japan