Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Welfare Foundation aims to contribute to the improvement of welfare and culture, and provides grants mainly to non-profit organizations (NPOs) which focus on children and adults with disabilities and the elderly, gives awards to recognize academic literature on social welfare, and gives subsidies to academic researches, and cultural activities.
This international grant program aims for the improvement of social welfare in overseas countries and support NPOs in eligible countries that work for the social welfare.
ASEAN countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam), and India
Friday, 14th September, 2018 to Friday, 9th November, 2018 (JST)
*Please apply within the above specified period after confirming application details.
Employees sent from Japan office to overseas affiliates of Japanese companies based in the eligible countries.
Non-profit organizations (NPOs) whose head office or major office is in ASEAN countries or India and that work in the field of social welfare.
300,000 to 1,000,000 yen per project (total 4,000,000 yen)
* Depending on the country or region, the equivalent amount of grant may be paid in US dollars because remittance in local currency cannot be done due to bank regulations and an expensive remittance fee
The subject organizations shall use the funds to implement projects contributing to social welfare in the eligible countries.
The following three points will be comprehensively considered for the selection.
Friday, 14th September, 2018 to Friday, 9th November, 2018(JST)
(postmarked on or before this date)
Please read through Application Guidelines and Application Form of our website.
※Please fill out the Application Form in Japanese or in English.
1) Submitting application
Download Application Form from the website, fill out the form (filled by the recommender), and send it by mail or email to the Secretariat of Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Welfare Foundation.
*Mail to: Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Welfare Foundation
Head Office Building, Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.,
26-1, Nishi-Shinjuku 1-chome, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8338, Japan
Tel: +81-3-3349-9570, Fax: +81-3-5322-5257
*Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Sending documents
Collect the following documents from the subject organization (recommended organization) and enclose them with the Application Form.
If these documents cannot be enclosed with the application form, or if you apply by email, send them separately by mail within the application period.
*If the organization does not make the relevant documents, please contact with us.
1) Brochure or the like which provides summary of the organization
2) Income and expenditure account statement (previous fiscal year)
3) Income and expenditure budget statement (current fiscal year)
4) Balance sheet (previous fiscal year)
5) Project report (previous fiscal year)
6) Project plan (current fiscal year)
7) Approximate estimation sheet (for goods purchasing or the like)
A telephone interview may be conducted regarding the application content.
Selection will be made at the selection committee in December 2018, and the results will be informed to all the recommenders.
◇◆Important notes (Please read the following carefully.)◆◇
1. Filling out application form
Complete the relevant items clearly without omission. The content must be completed in the entry column of the application form.
*It is not acceptable to write "See attachment" in the entry column of the application form.
*The supplemental documents (e.g. brochures to introduce the activities or newsletters) to support the application content may be enclosed with the application form.
2. Any antisocial elements or organizations associated with them are not eligible.
Please make sure that the organization you recommend is not related to them.
3. Disclosing organization information
Once the organization is selected for the grant, their information including name of organization, name of representative, address, project content, and grant amount will be disclosed. Submit the application after obtaining the agreement of the organization you recommend.
The personal information provided in the application form will only be used for the selection at our foundation, and not be used for any other purpose.
5. Grant amount
The application amount shall be indicated in the local currency. In case the application amount is above 1,000,000 yen with the exchange rate on the day when the selection committee is held, the grant amount may be adjusted. There also may be a case that the proposed project is partly granted.Depending on the country or region, the equivalent amount of grant may be paid in US dollars because remittance in local currency cannot be done due to bank regulations and an expensive remittance fee. Make sure to obtain the agreement of the organization you recommend regarding the above conditions before submitting the application.
6. Reimbursing grant
The reimbursement of the grant may be requested in the following cases:
7. Goods purchased by grant
In principle, you need to indicate the name, "Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Welfare Foundation", on the goods purchased by the grant.
8. Returning application document
The submitted applications will not be returned.
9. Submitting Project Implementation Report
The recommender is required to submit a Project Implementation Report approximately 6 months after the organization has received the grant.
10. We will not answer any inquiry regarding selection results and selection details.