Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF): Grant Program 2015-16

The Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) grants program provides funding for innovative proposals relevant to the AJF’s and government’s objectives, the AJF’s key priority areas (listed below) and the AJF’s Strategic Plan 2014-17.

The AJF has six priority areas for funding. These are:

  • Reconstruction of the Tohoku Region
  • Economics and Trade
  • Security, Regional and International Relations
  • Education and Science
  • Society and Culture (including Community Grants)
  • Communication, Information and Advocacy

Funding & Duration

Funding amount not supplied. Funding is generally awarded for more than three successive years. Projects must commence from July 2015 and no later than 30 June 2016.


The AJF seeks to expand people-to-people and institutional links through programs, partnerships with other organisations and seed funding of projects to enable them to grow. Proposals should clearly articulate the benefit to the bilateral relationship and/or potential for the development of long-term links between individuals and institutions in Australia and their counterparts in Japan.

Submission Requirements & Internal Due Date

Applications must be submitted for internal review by 13 April 2015.

Submitted applications must be accompanied by a signed and completed copy of the University’s Grant Application Cover Sheet.

Applications may be emailed to the Research Branch unless otherwise specified.

Grants Officer: Dr Don McMaster


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Further Information

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