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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
  • ・The first Chairman of the Board of Directors: the late Keizo Saji
                                                   then OCCI Chairman and Chairman of Suntory Ltd.
  • The present President of the Board of Directors:Tsutomu Miyagi
  •                                                OCCI Executive Director

Area of service


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

Funds

  • 1991~May2015
The number of funds: 243
Total amount of giving: 3,653,461,958 yen
The range of fund amount: 10,000 yen to 414 million yen
The number of bequests: 17
  • fiscal 2014
Newly established funds: 7 (Amount of giving: 107,044,425 yen)
Added to existing funds: 20 (Amount of giving: 354,041,538 yen)
Total 27 (Total 461,085,963 yen)
  • Types of funds
permanent funds 119
non-permanent funds 124
grant-making funds 221
operational funds 22
types of grant-making funds:
(1) unrestricted funds
(2) field of interest funds
(3) donor-advised funds (10 million yen and more)
(4) designated funds

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156
16
8
  • 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 (Declinings and refunds are excluded.)

  • 1991~April 2015

The number of grants: 2,165  
Total amount of grants: 1,131,055,249  yen

  • April 2015 (Our grant-making is provided once in a year in April)

The number of grants: 182  
Amount of grants: 91,090,122  yen


Areas of grant-making:

 Medical research and service・・・・・・・・ 15  grants 7,709,229  yen
 Education・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 30 6,071,321
 Arts and culture ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 3 1,300,000
 Inter-cultural communication ・・・・・・・・    
 Aids for developing countries ・・・・・・・・ 21 10,359,270
 Environmental preservation・・・・・・・・・・ 26 8,496,400
 Community development ・・・・・・・・・・・・ 13 3,346,702
 Animal training・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 0 0
 Rivival from earthquake・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 24 28,567,000
 Public service corporation promotion・・・ 0 0
 Social welfare ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 27 10,980,200
 Scholarship ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 23 14,260,000


Revenues supporting OCF operation (fiscal 2014)


1. Annual fees charged on each grant-making fund
11,458,108  yen
              fund×0.5%, out of interest on fund    
2. Interest on operational funds 2,605,733  yen
3. Supporting membership fees:
9,550,000  yen
              Corporation: 50,000 yen per share    
                   Individual: 10,000 yen per share    

Staff


     4 persons,

     Contact: Masataka Nakagawa, Executive Director

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

        Eiichiro 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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