Small Grants 2022
In 2022, the Japan Society Small Grants Scheme awarded 23 grants totalling £10,310. Applications came from all over the country, including Liverpool, Fife and Stratford-upon-Avon.
At the historic De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill on the South Coast of England, a small grant supported workshops for children, families and young people accompanying an exhibition by artist, Minoru Nomata. Meanwhile, in Camden, London, funding from the Society went towards a kimono themed exhibition and talks, showcasing kimono and its place in fashion both traditional and contemporary.
High School students in Birmingham explored Japanese art in a multi-media visual arts project; In Broadstairs, a day of Japanese Culture took place in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Japanese at the school; and young students taking part in ‘Japanese Club’ in Aylesbury learnt to write Japanese characters through the art of Japanese calligraphy.
The Greater Good Project in Rossendale planned a series of Japan-themed workshops to help introduce the local community to Japanese culture and the arts, while a special matsuri took place at Tatton Park in Liverpool, inviting members of the public to experience different aspects of Japanese culture first hand, including calligraphy, martial arts and music.
Japan Society Small Grants - How to Apply
To learn more about the Japan Society Small Grants Scheme, its guidelines and application process visit our overview page. If you have any questions or issues, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.