The Japan Foundation: www.jpf.go.jp
Mission is to contribute to a better international environment, and to the maintenance and development of harmonious foreign relationships with Japan, through deepening other nations’ understanding of Japan, promoting better mutual understanding among nations, encouraging friendship and goodwill among the peoples of the world, and contributing to the world in culture and other fields through the efficient and comprehensive implementation of international cultural exchange activities.
Asia-Europe Foundation: www.asef.org
Mission is the promotion of better understanding between the peoples of Asia and Europe.
Asian Cultural Council: www.asianculturalcouncil.org/
The Asian Cultural Council is a foundation supporting cultural exchange in the visual and performing arts between the United States and the countries of Asia.
Ford foundation: http://www.fordfound.org
A resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide who's goals are to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation and advance human achievement.
Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development: http://www.princeclausfund.org/
Aim is increasing cultural awareness and promoting exchange between culture and development. The Prince Claus Fund is a platform for intercultural exchange. It works jointly with individuals and organisations mainly in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean on the realisation of activities and publications reflecting a contemporary approach to the themes of culture and development.
Daniel Langlois Foundation: http://www.fondation-langlois.org/
Mission is to promote contemporary artistic practices that use digital technologies to express aesthetic and critical forms of discourse;encourage interdisciplinary research and, in general, sustain the development of projects calling for co-operation between people from a variety of fields, such as artists, scientists, technologists and engineers.
Inter American Development bank: http://www.iadb.org/exr/cultural/index.cfm
Mission is advancing the concept of culture as a component of development. The Center has two primary objectives: to contribute to social development by administering a grants program that sponsors and co-finances small-scale cultural projects that will have a positive social impact in the region, and to promote a better image of the IDB member countries, with emphasis on Latin America and the Caribbean, through culture and increased understanding between the region and the rest of the world, particularly the United States and Europe.
Nordic Council and Nordic Council of Ministers: http://www.norden.org
The Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers provide grants for projects, finance research scholarships and organise exchange programmes to stimulate and increase Nordic co-operation.