About JFLA Grants

We administer several types of grant programs to promote Japanese-language education in the United States. These include training programs for teachers and specialists as well as grant programs for educational institutions. Please see the list below for more informaiton.

Japanese Language Grants

Fiscal Year 2019-20

Grants for Individual Schools/Universities:

Grants for Nationwide, Statewide or Regional-Level Projects/Events:
(NOT for individual single institutional project)

Japanese Language Training Programs

Fiscal Year 2019-20

Click here and select Japanese Training Programs from the online form to contact us with any questions or to inform us of your intention to apply to one of these programs.

JL Grant Procedures

  1. Please read the Application Instructions carefully and check your eligibility before you fill out the application form.
  2. Please inform JFLA of which program you are applying for, prior to submitting your application.
  3. Please send your Application Form to JFLA in time for the respective deadlines. (Please keep one application copy for your reference.)

    Contact Person:
    -Thomas Lin (specialist@jflalc.org)
     Teacher Training Programs
     Japanese Language Program for Specialists
    -Mike Penny (mike_penny@jflalc.org)
     Teaching Material Purchase Grant
     Learners Event Grant
    -Mamiko Nakai (language@jflalc.org)
     Salary Assistance Grant for Japanese Language Courses
     Japanese Language Education Project Grant

    Mailind Address:
    The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles
    Japanese Language Grant Dept.
    5700 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036

    Note: Your application materials must ARRIVE (not just be postmarked) at JFLA  on or before the respective deadlines.