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The Osaka Community Foundation (OCF) ~ Summary ~


Established on November 12, 1991

  • Authorized by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI),the present Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry(METI)
  • 100 million yen, basic money necessary for founding OCF, was donated by Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI).Osaka City and Prefecture Governments donated 25 million yen each as operational funds in 1992.
  • The first“ community foundation” in Japan
  • ・President of the Board of Directors: Masahiro Nadamoto
                                                   OCCI Executive Director
    ・The first Chairman of the Board of Directors: the late Keizo Saji
                                                   then OCCI Chairman and Chairman of Suntory Ltd.

Area of service


     Unrestricted, but Osaka Prefecture and its adjacent area in the main

Funds

  • 1991~March2014
The number of funds: 235
Total amount of giving: 3.18 billion yen
The range of fund amount: 10,000 yen to 381 million yen
The number of bequests: 18
  • fiscal 2013
Newly established funds: 3 (Amount of giving: 202 million yen)
Added to existing funds: 15 (Amount of giving: 60 million yen)
Total 18 (Total 262 million yen)
  • Types of funds
permanent funds 118
non-permanent funds 117
grant-making funds 211
operational funds 22
types of grant-making funds:
(1) unrestricted funds
(2) field of interest funds
(3) designated funds
(4) donor-advised funds (10 million yen and more)

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149
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16
  • Osaka Community Funds                2

We have set up Osaka Community Fund in June, 2006.
Donations ranging from a small sum to bequests of 100 millions yen are acceptable.

Grant-making

  • 1991~April 2014

The number of grants: 1,989  
Total amount of grants: 1,043  million yen

  • April 2014 (Our grant-making is provided once in a year in April)

The number of grants: 179  
Amount of grants: 81  million yen


Areas of grant-making:

 Medical research and service・・・・・・・・ 13  grants 7.0  million yen
 Education・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 41 8.3
 Arts and culture ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 8 3.7
 Inter-cultural communication ・・・・・・・・    
 Aids for developing countries ・・・・・・・・ 10 7.5
 Environmental preservation・・・・・・・・・・ 43 18.7
 Community development ・・・・・・・・・・・・ 11 2.9
 Social welfare ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 14 3.6
 Scholarship ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 20 10.7
 Rivival from earthquake・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 16 18.0
 Animal training・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 2 4.3
 Public service corporation promotion・・・ 1 3.0


Revenues supporting OCF operation (fiscal 2012)


1. Annual fees charged on each grant-making fund
7.0  million yen
              fund×0.5%, out of interest on fund    
2. Interest on operational funds 2.3  million yen
3. Supporting membership fees:
9.4  million yen
              Corporation: 50,000 yen per share    
                   Individual: 10,000 yen per share    

Staff


     4 persons,

     Contact: Yoshiaki Sakaue, Executive Director

    E-mail: sakaue@osaka-community.or.jp

  Eiichirou Katsuyama, Secretary General

    E-mail: katsuyama@osaka-community.or.jp


The Osaka Community Foundation
2-8, Hommachibashi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka
〒540-0029 Japan
Tel +81-6-6944-6260
Fax+81-6-6944-6261
info@osaka-community.or.jp



 
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