The resources below are divided into two categories:
- Government agencies or subsets of government agencies dedicated to U.S.-Japan cultural and educational relations; and
- 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.
- Embassy of Japan in the U.S.: The official Japanese government mission in the U.S.
- The Japan Foundation New York: A Japanese government-supported foundation promoting international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries.
- 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.
- Study Japan: A Japanese government initiative listing of long-term and short-term study opportunities in Japan, both Japanese- and English-language programs.
- U.S. Embassy in Japan: The official U.S. government mission in Japan.
- 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.
- 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.
- U.S.-Japan Conference on Cultural and Educational Interchange (CULCON): A public/private binational advisory panel to the U.S. and Japanese governments on cultural and educational issues.