Subsidy for Citizens’ International Exchange Projects

Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association(SenTIA)offers a subsidy to cover some of the expenses for projects involving internationalization that are planned and carried out independently by citizens.


Q、What kinds of projects are subsidized?

A、 Projects such as training seminars or exchange sessions held in Sendai City for ordinary citizens which are centered on international exchange, international cooperation or multiculturalism. There are 4 application periods a year that SenTIA accepts applications, in accordance to the dates that the project will be carried out.

Q、 Can I apply as an individual?

A、 You cannot apply as an individual. The subsidy is intended for non-profit groups active in Sendai. University clubs or groups of individuals in a community can also apply.

Q、 How much is the subsidy amount?

A、 SenTIA can assist with part of the project cost. The maximum subsidy given is 100,000 yen but, depending on the scope of the project, the amount of financial assistance will vary.

Q、 When will we receive the subsidy?

A、 When the project is finished, after a report on the results of the project has been submitted.
※ We can also pay part of the subsidy in advance. Please contact us for details.

Application Periods (Sat, Sun and holidays excluded)

1st Application Period February 1st – 29th
Event start date is between April ~ March
2nd Application Period May 1st – 31st
Event start date is between July ~ March
3rd Application Period August 1st – 31st
Event start date is between October ~ March
4th Application Period November 1st – 30th
Event start date is between January ~ March

Applications and Reports

All documents can be downloaded below.

Flyers (Subsidy Guide)

Japanese [616KB:PDF]

English [107KB:PDF]

Download Forms

Subsidy Application [(Japanese only)60KB:WORD]

Report of Results [(Japanese only)49KB:WORD]

Results of Past Subsidies [175KB:PDF]

Please direct all submissions and inquiries to:

Planning Sub-section, Multicultural Section
Sendai Tourism, Convention, and International Association (SenTIA),
6F Higashinihon Fudosan Sendai Ichibancho Bldg,
3-3-20 Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-0811
TEL:022-268-6260   Email: kokusaika* replace「*」with「@」)