Sasakawa Peace Foundation Grants  for NGOs

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NGOs can seek funding from the Japan-based Sasakawa Peace Foundation for projects related to peace-building, conflict resolution and also globalization issues of inequality, market and dispatity issues etc.

Grant Period:

From 1 to 3 years. The SPF budget year begins April 1, and ends the following March 31.

Regardless of the start date of a project, it should end in March, at which time expenditure and narrative reports of the results should be submitted.


Nonprofit organizations and Voluntary organizations are eligible to apply for grants. Businesses and individuals are ineligible.

Applications are accepted regardless of nationality.

Application Documents:

Please use the fixed application form “Grant Application Cover Sheet” for the executive summary. Download the fixed form and describe the background of your proposal, project purposes, implementation methods, beneficiaries, expected products and outcomes.

Please add separately your budget plans that include the expected costs and expenses necessary to implement the project; if necessary, please include any related documents.

Please post all necessary documents to SPF.

(SPF awards grants annually and proposals are accepted at any time)

Applications cannot be submitted online or by e-mail.

Follow the links below for more details application contacts.

Application Deadlines: Applications for projects starting in January must be received by September 30. Applications for projects starting in April must be received by October 31.

Contact Information: Program Department, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation, The Nippon Foundation Building, 4th Floor, Tel: 81-362295430. E-mail: grant[ at ]

For further details and application forms, see: Sasakawa Peace Foundation Grants for NGOs Website

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