Submit a Proposal to Performing Arts Japan (PAJ)
The Japan Foundation
The Japan Foundation is now accepting project proposals for Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) touring and collaboratrion grants for the 2016 - 2017 fiscal year.
Application deadline is 5:00 p.m. EST, October 20, 2015.
The touring Grants assists with the presentation of Japanese performing arts at multiple locations in the U.S. and/or Canada, with an emphasis on locations outside major metropolitan areas, where there is little exposure to the Japanese performing arts.
The collaboration Grants facilitates the collaborations between Japanese and American/Canadian artists so that they may create a new work with the potential to develop into a touring project and further an appreciation of Japanese culture when presented to audiences in the U.S. and Canada.
To be eligible for an award, project must be to present Japanese performing arts and/or to conduct performing arts collaboration between Japanese and American/Canadian artists. Grants are awarded only to U.S.-based or Canada-based nonprofit organizations. The proposed project must commence between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. For tours, the project must tour to at least two locations outside New York and Los Angeles. For collaborations, the project must be a new work jointly explored and created by Japanese artists and American/Canadian artists.
For information on eligibility, grant coverage, review criteria and the application form, please visit: