TOYOTA FOUNDATION: International Grant Program

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 23:59
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The International Grant Program 2019 focuses on deepening mutual understanding and knowledge-sharing among people on the ground in East and Southeast Asia who are finding solutions to shared issues. Through promoting direct interaction among key players, the grant program aims to survey and analyze situations in target countries, obtain new perspectives, and expand the potential of future generations. Projects are required to 1) identify issues and conduct a review by surveying and analyzing the situation in target countries; 2) carry out activities aimed at providing solutions to issues; 3) produce and disseminate tangible output.

Grant amount and project periods are as follows

a) One-year project: JPY 5,000,000 (approx. USD 44,500);
b) Two-year project: JPY 10,000,000 (approx. USD 89,000)

Diverse team based in multiple target countries. Team members could include those with practical experience and knowledge on addressing issues in the target countries, such as practitioners, researchers, creators, policy makers, and journalists and other media representatives. Formal decisions on the awarding of grants will be made by the Toyota Foundation Board of Directors at a meeting to be held in late September 2019, based on the deliberations of responsible Selection Committee consisting of external experts.

Deadline: Proposal submission period is April-June, 2019.