Grant is Currently Closed for Applications.

Supporting community-led projects that promote Japanese or Japanese Canadian culture or opportunities for Japanese Canadians to connect with each other and/or their culture or identity.


Each program stream has a unique set of guidelines that describe applicant eligibility, project criteria, grant amounts, and grant schedules. These guidelines must be referenced in the preparation of applications

Category 3 – Unincorporated Japanese Canadian Groups

An Unincorporated Japanese Canadian Group must meet the following requirements: It consists of at least 10 members, which could include potential participants in the group’s activities. Its membership is at least 50% Japanese Canadian. Its activities offer Japanese Canadians opportunities to connect with one another, with their culture(s) and/or identity. The group has the relevant experience to manage the project that they are proposing to create. If a subgroup (such as a volunteer group or auxiliary) falls under the umbrella of a larger organization, the group must be endorsed in writing by their larger organization.

Opening Date
July 1, 2023
Closing Date
October 31, 2023
Funding Available

Funding for up to $10,000 per project

Application is not yet open

Applications are not yet open for this stream. Please refer to the opening and closing dates and come back once they are open. In the meantime, please feel free to go over the guidelines and familiarize yourself with the criteria and eligibility requirements.

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Come back on July 1, 2023