The Sasakawa sports research grants program aims to support prominent research in the fields of the humanities and social science that contributes to the promotion of sports in the country.
Under this program, SSF aims to encourage debate on sports policy in Japan, and to nurture young researchers who will carry the future of the next generation.
<Sport Policy for Japan>
SSF contributes to foster leaders who will direct the future of the promotion of sports in the country by supervising the program called "Sport Policy for Japan". This program provides students who are studying sports with exchanging ideas each other and publishing their research results.
<Open research facility "Gakuyukan">
"Gakuyukan" is a multi-use facility in the SSF office for anyone who would like to do some research with our collection of books and archives from whole range of sports. The facility has more than 3,000 publications from both national and international bookshelf, with free internet access.