|Funding opportunity||Institutional funding for U.S. organizations with 501(c)(3) status.|
|Benefits||Up to $100,000 for up to 3 years|
This program supported US-Japan collaboration on solutions to issues faced by Japan after the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Applications were accepted in 2011; after 2011, proposals for projects with this theme were accepted in “CGP Grant Program: Intellectual Exchange”.
Potential Project Ideas:
- Global economic viability in the face of disasters and local revitalization efforts
- Civil-Military cooperation and coordination both in a national and international context
- Civil society resilience and governance
- Psychological impact and recovery
- Archiving and documenting disaster-related materials for future research
- Exchange programs focused on seeking solutions to pre- and post-disaster challenges
- Energy issues and environmental concerns
Projects are required to have the following elements:
- Japan-based collaborative partner
- Social Science Projects
- Current topics that are policy-relevant to both the United States and Japan, and the broader global context;
- Clear and concrete designs that articulate the ideas, participants, and goals of the project;
- Ideas and/or participants that include a broad spectrum of viewpoints;
- Public event(s), such as a symposium, conference, or workshop – a minimum of one;
- Budget wherein a minimum of 20% of the total project budget is secured from non-CGP sources such as the applying institution or other foundations;
- Tangible project outcomes such as a publication;
- Dissemination plan which includes the target audience(s), method of dissemination, and materials to be produced and distributed;
- Projects must start before March 31, 2012
Please contact the CGP office for the full guidelines for this initiative prior to starting the application
There is a two step process:
- Concept Papers: 2-3 pages minimum should be submitted via e-mail to CGP for consideration as early as possible, but no later than September 1, 2011. If successful at this stage, applicants will be invited to submit a Full Proposal.
- Invited Full Proposals: for those applicants invited to submit full proposals, proposal applications must be received by CGPNY no later than November 1, 2011. Only hard copies are acceptable; we are unable to accept applications via e-mail at this time.