Small Grants Program for Leading English Program in Kyushu, Japan

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The U.S. Consulate Fukuoka is accepting applications for small grants to individuals or organizations to lead an English education program with American cultural content at the Fukuoka American Center, American Shelf partner institutions ( and/or a public space. 

The U.S. Consulate Fukuoka will award a grant of $500-$2,000 to fund a series of events to promote English language education, introduce American culture, and/or to encourage future travel to and study in the United States. To promote English language, we ask that at least one native-level English speaker is involved in the proposed activities. Proposed activities might follow the past English learning programs hosted by Fukuoka American Center (please see the Sample Session Descriptions for English Club or propose an alternative model. Sessions can be held monthly, bi-monthly, or quarterly on or after November 15, 2019 for a maximum one-year period. Sessions must be open to the public and cannot be commercial, trade or charitable activities. No forprofit organizations can receive funding through these awards. If awarded, the Grantee will be responsible for coordinating the schedule with the Fukuoka American Center and/or American Shelf partner institutions. The application should include the activity plan, audience recruitment plan, and budget any anticipated programming costs such as honoraria, transportation fees for organizers and guest speakers, and materials and copier fees for publicizing event. Proposals will be evaluated on their potential to effectively promote English language, U.S. culture, and U.S. study abroad or travel and tourism. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This call for grant proposal is subject to availability of funding. 

Deadline: June 30, 2020

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Arts & Humanities
International Opportunities
Social Sciences

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June 30, 2020