Grassroots Exchange & Education

In order to further enhance the global partnership between US and Japan, CGP fosters US-Japan grassroots exchange in various ways, including region to region, civil society, and youth exchange programs. CGP also promotes understanding of Japanese culture and society in the United States, focusing on K-12 education and community outreach.


  • 2021 CGP Relief Grant for Japan America Societies and Japanese Gardens

  • CGP Salary Assistance Grant for U.S.-Japan Community Grassroots Exchange Program

  • Grassroots Exchange Discretionary Grants

  • Education Grants

  • Japan Outreach Initiative (JOI) Program


  • CGP Grant Program: Grassroots Program

  • CGP Relief Grant for U.S.- Japan Grassroots Exchange under COVID-19 Challenges

  • Grassroots Exchange Network Japan (GEN-J) Program

  • Japan America Society (JAS) Initiative

  • JET Memorial Project Montgomery Dickson Memorial

  • J-Initiative: J-Support, Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery