The resources below are organizations and government agencies that sponsor arts exchange programs and/or provide fellowships for individual artists.

CULCON provides this list as an informational resource only; inclusion on this list is neither an endorsement nor a recommendation of any specific organization or program.


Arts and cultural exchange, fellowships:


  • Asian Cultural Council:  A non-profit exchange organization (both grant-making and grant-seeking) supporting arts and cultural exchange programs for individuals and organizations.
    (http://www.asianculturalcouncil.org/?page_id=20)
  • Japan Foundation: A Japanese independent administrative institution (formerly Japanese government) supporting arts and cultural exchange programs for individuals and organizations.
    (http://www.jpf.go.jp/e/index.html)
  • Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission: An independent U.S. government agency supporting individual fellowship programs and making grants for organizations in arts and cultural activities.
    (http://www.jusfc.gov/creative-artists-programs/)
  • National Endowment for the Arts: A U.S. government agency making grants for organizations in arts and cultural activities (and some individuals).
    (http://arts.gov/grants)
  • S&R Foundation: A private foundation making grants to encourage talents of young scientists and musicians.
    (http://www.sandr.org/)