The resources below are divided into two categories:

  1. Government agencies or subsets of government agencies dedicated to U.S.-Japan cultural and educational relations; and
  2. Public/private partnerships – whereas public and private entities work together to provide a resource for the use and benefit of the general public.

 

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.


Government:

  • Embassy of Japan in the U.S.: The official Japanese government mission in the U.S.
    (http://www.us.emb-japan.go.jp/english/html/index.html)
  • The Japan Foundation New York:  A Japanese government-supported foundation promoting international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.
    (http://www.jfny.org/)
  • Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission:   An independent U.S. government agency providing support for training and information to help prepare Americans to better meet the challenges and opportunities in the US-Japan relationship.
    (http://www.jusfc.gov)
  • Study Japan: A Japanese government initiative listing of long-term and short-term study opportunities in Japan, both Japanese- and English-language programs.
    (http://www.studyjapan.go.jp/en/toj/toj0305e.html)
  • U.S. Embassy in Japan:  The official U.S. government mission in Japan.
    (http://japan.usembassy.gov/index.html)

 

Public/Private Partnerships:

 

  • Friendship Blossoms Initiative:  A public/private partnership between U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation and U.S. Department of State implementing a reciprocal gift of 3,000 dogwood trees to the Japanese People.
    (http://www.bridgingfoundation.org/friendship-blossom-project)
  • TOMODACHI:  A public/private partnership between U.S.-Japan Council and U.S. Department of State that supports Japan’s recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake.
    (http://usjapantomodachi.org/)