Australia-Japan Foundation Grant Program 2012-13

The Australia-Japan Foundation’s Grant Program for 2012-2013, for projects commencing between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013, is currently open.

Grant applications can be submitted up until close of business on Friday 23 March 2012 using the online application form.

Applicants are asked to indicate on page 3 of their application whether there is scope for their project to commence earlier than 1 July 2012.

Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) grants are intended to provide seed funding for innovative proposals relevant to the objectives and key themes of the AJF (click here for more information). This includes proposals which demonstrate the potential for the development of long-term links between individuals and institutions in Australia and their counterparts in Japan. In addition to the objectives and themes set out below, the AJF Board is interested in receiving grant applications for proposals that aim to assist communities in the Tohoku region of Japan recover from the Greater Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami in March 2011.

As applications are assessed against the AJF funding guidelines, all applicants should familiarise themselves with these guidelines before submitting an online application for funding.

The online application form will only be available until Friday 23 March 2012. Enquiries may be directed to the AJF Secretariat on (02) 6261 3898 (Australia) or +81-3-5232-4065 (Japan) or to the AJF emails ( and