The Japan Foundation Budapest (JFBP) is offering 2022/2023 Arts and Culture Local Project Support Program (LPSP) to provide partial assistance for implementing projects related to Japanese culture and arts, with the aim of enhancing cultural exchange between Japan and Hungary and other Central and Eastern European countries.
As the Japan Foundation, Budapest (JFBP) oversees grant programs of the Japan Foundation in countries of Central and Eastern Europe, namely Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia, interested entities that are active in these countries are eligible to apply. The Japan Foundation maintains an office in Budapest only. Therefore, entities that are based outside of Hungary should contact JFBP and inquire directly.
- An average of ten grants are made per fiscal year.
- Grant sizes vary according to a project, with an upper limit of 1000 Euros per grant, in principle.
- Applicants must be institutions or organizations which are based in Hungary or countries where JFBP oversees JF grant programs in Central and Eastern Europe.
- Applications from individuals are not acceptable.
- Organizations based in Japan are not eligible.
- Applicants must be institutions or organizations that have the capacity necessary for implementing projects based on a concrete plan of action.
- Applicants must not be commercial organizations.
- The receipt of a grant or support from JFBP must not violate any laws, regulations, or ordinances in their countries.
- Applicants must have a bank account in the organization’s name in order to receive grant funds from JFBP.
For more information, visit https://japanalapitvany.hu/en/local-project-support-program-arts-and-culture-20222023