Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation (JANIC) 国際協力NGOセンター JANIC is a non-profit, non-partisan networking NGO founded in 1987.
National Institution of Research Advancement (NIRA) 総合研究開発機構
Provides information on Japanese public policy institutes. シンクタンク年報 2007 is available through their online database.
Josei dantai yōran: Minkan joseikin gaido = Directory of grant-making foundations : guide to private grant sources 助成団体要覧: 民間助成金ガイド [serial] Useful for identifying grants and scholarships in the private sector. Arranged by name with subject and type of grant indexes.
Shinku tanku nenpō シンクタンク年報 [serial] Contains 216 Japanese think-tanks which can be searched using gojuon order by company name, prefecture, or research area. Also contains an overview of the entire field.