The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, which supports links between Britain and Japan, has increased its grant-giving budget for 2006/07.
It has announced its latest grants round with the news that the budget has increased by 38 per cent from £290,000 to £400,000.
Daiwa Foundation Small Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 now cover all fields of activity that promote and support interaction between the two countries. This includes educational and grass-roots exchanges, travel for the purpose of research and the organisation of conferences and exhibitions.
Daiwa Foundation Awards focus on collaborative projects that enable British and Japanese partners to work together, preferably within the context of an institutional relationship. They offer support of between £5,000 and £15,000.