The Sumitomo Foundation: Grant for Projects for the Protection, Preservation & Restoration of Cultural Properties outside Japan

Deadline: 30 November 2017

The Sumitomo Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant Program so that cultural properties outside Japan, which are the common heritage of humankind, may be handed down to future generations.

Funding Information

  • Grant Budget
    • Total budget for fiscal 2017: ¥35,000,000
    • Number of projects to be selected: Approximately 15
  • Duration of Grant
    • One (1) year, March 2018-March 2019

Eligible Projects

  • Projects for the protection, preservation & restoration of cultural properties (i.e., fine arts or historical monuments) outside Japan, which are tangible, old and artistically or academically valuable, and ought to be handed down to future generations.
  • Preliminary surveys immediately linked up with the projects as mentioned in above.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant shall be the owner(s) or administrator(s) of the cultural properties or researcher(s), who will actually conduct preliminary surveys.
  • The following are not eligible:
    • profit-making corporations,
    • individuals who own cultural properties for profit or whose cultural properties are for private use only.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

For more information, please visit The Sumitomo Foundation.

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