The Japan Foundation is now accepting applications for Performing Arts JAPAN 2021-2022.
This grant program is designed to provide financial assistance to non-profit organizations in the U.S. and Canada that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences. PAJ Touring Grants help present Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the U.S. and Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas. PAJ Collaboration Grants help Japanese and American/Canadian artists develop a new work, which will further an appreciation of Japanese culture when presented to American/Canadian audiences.
The grants are made to non-profit organizations in the U.S. and Canada only. For information on eligibility, grant coverage, review criteria and the application form, please click here. Starting this year, they have applied new criteria which prioritize projects proposed by applicants who have never received PAJ grants in the past.
Deadline for applications is November 2, 2020, 5pm EST.