Grant Guidelines

The Japanese Women’s Society Foundation is NOW accepting applications for its annual grant award. The guidelines and application form can be found on this page. All application materials must be sent electronically to or as a hard copy to P.O. Box 3233, Honolulu, HI 96801 by November 30, 2015.


    To promote an interest in and an understanding of the Japanese culture by people of Hawaii and to foster appreciation of world culture

    To enhance understanding and good relationships between the people of Japan and the United States

    To render services to the community by supporting worthwhile projects through activities and charitable contributions in the area of culture, education, gerontology and women’s issues.


    Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations and individuals based in the State of Hawaii that are pursuing studies and goals related to the mission of Japanese Women’s Society Foundation

    Only projects and programs that promote Japanese Women’s Society Foundation objectives

Project Funding

    Grants will be awarded on an annual basis.

    Projects needing additional funds may reapply.

Size of Grants

The grant shall be $1,000.00 per award.

Application Process

Grantseekers are asked to submit the completed application form and a copy of the organization’s 501c (3)Determination letter as part of its application.


    Grantees will be required to submit an annual status report which will include how funds were used and the most notable project outcome.

    These reports will be due twelve (12) months after the grant is accepted.

Grant Application