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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~May 2016
The number of funds: 251
Total amount of giving: 3,711,559,313 yen
The range of fund amount: 10,000 yen to 414 million yen
The number of bequests: 16
  • fiscal 2015
Newly established funds: 6 (Amount of giving: 36,000,000 yen)
Added to existing funds: 17 (Amount of giving: 22,528,668 yen)
Total 23 (Total 58,528,668 yen)
  • Types of funds
permanent funds 120
non-permanent funds 128
grant-making funds 226
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

51
152
14
7
  • 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 2016

The number of grants: 2,361  
Total amount of grants: 1,220,409,669  yen

  • April 2016 (Our grant-making is provided once in a year in April)

The number of grants: 197  
Amount of grants: 89,454,420  yen


Areas of grant-making:

 Medical research and service・・・・・・・・ 15  grants 7,717,800  yen
 Education・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 29 6,222,560
 Arts and culture ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 3 1,450,000
 Inter-cultural communication ・・・・・・・・ 6 2,450,000
 Aids for developing countries ・・・・・・・・ 14 9,920,000
 Environmental preservation・・・・・・・・・・ 27 8,667,400
 Community development ・・・・・・・・・・・・ 14 4,986,660
 Animal protection and training・・・・・・・・    
 Health Promotion・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 2 200,000
 Rivival from earthquake・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 20 18,950,000
 Public service corporation promotion・・・    
 Social welfare ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 38 12,710,000
 Scholarship ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 30 16,680,000


Revenues supporting OCF operation (fiscal 2015)


1. Annual fees charged on each grant-making fund
12,744,933  yen
              fund×0.5%, out of interest on fund    
2. Interest on operational funds 2,394,259  yen
3. Supporting membership fees:
8,330,000  yen
              Corporation: 50,000 yen per share    
                   Individual: 10,000 yen per share    

Staff


     3 persons,

     Contact: Masataka Nakagawa, Executive Director

        Eiichiro Katsuyama, Secretary General


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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