About Us

JSPS budget(※) for the 2019 fiscal year totaled ¥267.1 billion. This includes ¥26.6 billion operating expense subsidies from the National Treasury, ¥139.9 billion in subsidies for Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, and ¥2.1 billion for the “Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers” program. Also included is ¥97.5 billion in funds for JSPS established and prepared by the government.

The chart below shows a breakdown of main budget items. Subsidies and grants from the Government of Japan constitute 99.9% of the budget.
※The budget contains estimated expenditures for carrying out each program.


Budget transition FY 2013-2019

Budget Transition FY2013-2019

FY 2019 Budget by program

FY 2019 Budget by program

Transition in number of JSPS executives and employees

Transition in number of JSPS executives and employees