Updated Oct 22, 2020

Toshiba International Foundation’s 2021 Grants Program

TIFO starts receiving applications for grants for FY 2021 on October 1st, 2020 (Japan Time).

While the COVID-19 situations still remain uncertain and unforeseeable, you are cordially invited to consider an application for grants.

TIFO supports projects that promote understanding of Japan, and divides them into the following four categories:

  • - Symposia and seminars.
  • - Cultural programs.
  • - Research and studies.
  • - Programs that train students who will promote international understanding of Japan.
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Nov 30, 2020Deadline

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasEducation


  • - Non-profit organizations capable of performing the proposed project that has or will have a bank account in its officially registered name into which to receive the grant.


  • - Projects that meet TIFO's objectives mentioned above (Project Categories for Grant)
  • - Projects, or a discrete part of a continuing project, that can be completed within one fiscal year (April 1st of one year to March 31st of the following year), with the provision that funding for discrete parts of a continuing project will be eligible for funding for a maximum of three consecutive years.

Application Directions

Applications can be downloaded and submitted directly online.
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