Naomi working with girls on tennis court


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Play Academy with Naomi Osaka has opened the 2024 competitive grant making process for local organizations in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan to apply for maximum USD 15,000 funding.

Here is the timeline:
• Deadline to submit Expression of Interests (EOIs): May 15, 2023 (JST)
• Invited organizations apply for grant: mid-June – mid-August 2023 (detailed timeline to be provided to invitees)
• 2024 grantee recipients announced and annual funding started: January 2024

If you are a sports-based youth development organization (and registered 501c3) in the USA and interested in receiving a grant from our partner Laureus USA in the future, please fill out this form to be added to their database.