Yes, you have heard it right, Toyota Foundation has recently announced an International Grant Program to focus on “Cultivating Empathy Through Learning from Our Neighbors: Practitioners’ Exchange on Common Issues in Asia” in East and Southeast Asian countries.
The grant program aims to acquire a new perspective that will expand the possibility for the future of the next generation by promoting mutual understanding and knowledge-sharing among people on the ground in target countries working on the common issues, through gaining deeper analysis and multi-faceted understanding about the issue.
Who can apply?
Applicants, including the project representative and members, must be:
- Individuals who have practical experience in multiple target countries such as conducting research, carrying out activities, producing creative works, and making policy proposals in regards to the focused issues.
- A team or broad network extending to multiple target countries that are composed of members such as practitioners, project participants, researchers, creators, policymakers, and journalists, and other media representatives.
- Capable of carrying out a project with a diverse network of participants across multiple target countries.
- Also, the project representative must have a contact address in Japan.
The deadline to submit applications for this program is 5-Jun-21.
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