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HOME  >  Special Subject  >  2023  >  Migrants and Japanese Society

Guidelines and Application forms are available only in Japanese. Please see our Japanese site for details.

Program Objectives and Target Issues

The grant of the Special Subject "Migrants and Japanese Society" will be given to projects that study any of the five issues below and implement measures to address these issues (for example, building a mechanism or system to solve an issue or improve a situation) during the grant period. 

(1) Creation of an environment for maximizing the skills and potential of foreign talent
(2) Minimizing gaps among foreign residents in their access to information
(3) Examination of human and other resources in support of the care and support systems for foreign residents
(4) Attracting skilled human resources from abroad
(5) Lessons from insights and experiences gained through Japanese companies’ overseas operations

Comments by Selection Committee Chair

Comments by the Selection Committee Chair on the Grant Program 2022

Grant List of 2022

TYTID Project Title Project Leader Position, Organization Grant Amount (yen)
D22-MG-0015 Survey for improving labor and human rights issues of foreign workers through dialogue and development ofguidebook for utilizing dialogue Yukiko Furuya CSO Network Japan, Board Chair 8,500,000
D22-MG-0017 Survey and research on the audit and evaluation system for employment of foreign workers and developmentof model projects Hisano Hori Global Human Resources Hamamatsu, Representative of a board of directors 10,000,000
D22-MG-0018 Development of a platform to support overseas doctors with various backgrounds work in Japan Hirotake Mori Medical Doctor, researcher, NGO staf, Associate Professor 10,000,000
D22-MG-0032 Establishment of an innovative employability enhancement support scheme for science and engineeringinternational students in post-graduate English track programs in Japan Keiko Ikeda Kansai University, Professor 9,000,000
D22-MG-0039 Supporting migrant workers in accessing health information, developing pathways to health services, andstrengthening partnership Tamotsu Nakasa SHARE (Services for the Health in Asian & African Regions), Chair 10,000,000
Total 5 47,500,000

Grant Framework

Proposal Submission Period From September 5 to November 19, 2022, 23:59 Japan Standard Time
Application Requirements Details are available in the Guidelines
Total Amount of Grants 50 million yen
Expected Grant Amount (per project) JPY 5,000,000 to JPY 10,000,000
Project Period Two years (May 2023 – Apr 2025) or Three years (May 2023 – Apr 2026)
Selection of Grants Formal decisions on the awarding of grants will be made by the Toyota Foundation Board of Directors at a meeting, based on the deliberations of responsible Selection Committee consisting of external experts.

Recommended Movies

Online Seminar 2021: "The Forefront of Accepting Foreign Human Resources: From the Field of Children, Employment, and Health"

We invited several grantees to report their projects online and digest movies are dubbed in English.

Session 1: "Childrearing and Institutions"

Session 2: "Inviting and Accepting Human Capital"

Session 3: "Communication in Healthcare"

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