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Grant Categories

Research Grant

Research grants are to support research projects by individuals or groups that befit Citizen Science described here.

The grant may cover research and travel expenses, printing and other outsourcing costs. It may also include funds to hold workshops or symposia to communicate research findings to the public.

Training Grant

Training Grants are to support an individual receiving training at educational institutions, NGOs, research institutes, etc. that will enhance their expertise as Citizen Scientists and help them gain hands-on experience.

The grant can be used to cover travel, accommodation, tuition or related costs.


This grant is for individuals or groups from Asian countries and regions who pursue Citizen Science as quested by the Takagi Fund. For individuals or groups in Japan, please visit http://www.takagifund.org/apply/index.html.

Grant Amounts

Maximum grant amount per application this year is US$5,000. The total grant for the year 2023 is JPY 2,000,000, roughly equivalent to US $15,000 (at August 2022 rate).
NOTE: As a general rule, the grant is paid to the recipients in two installments. The First half initially and the rest of the grant on submission of an interim report, the proportion and the timing of the two installments being negotiable depending on each applicant's budget proposal.

Term of support

The basic term of support is for one year (January to December, 2023) after the grant agreement. Applicants who wish to apply for a shorter or longer term should consult the Takagi Fund Secretariat.

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