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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~February 2020
    The number of funds: 264
    Total amount of giving: 4,266,884,676 yen
    The range of fund amount: 10,000 yen to 414 million yen
    The number of bequests: 14
  • fiscal 2018
    Newly established funds: 3 (Amount of giving: 2,083,167 yen)
    Added to existing funds: 16 (Amount of giving: 25,118,878 yen)
    Total 19 (Total 26,102,045 yen)
  • Types of funds
    permanent funds 120
    non-permanent funds 144
    grant-making funds 242
    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

    53
    168
    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~February 2020
    The number of grants: 3,018  
    Total amount of grants: 1,453,439,438  yen
  • April 2020 (Our grant-making is provided once in a year in April)
    The number of grants: 185  
    Amount of grants: 60,972,006  yen

Areas of grant-making:

Medical research and service ·········· 9 grants 5,248,000 yen
Education ····················· 40 7,822,468
Arts and culture ················· 10 1,520,000
Inter-cultural communication ········· 3 1,010,000
Aids for developing countries ········· 7 4,190,000
Environmental preservation ·········· 9 1,800,000
Community development ··········· 9 1,810,000
Animal protection and training ········ 5 1,000,000
Health promotion ················ 4 1,100,000
Rivival from disaster ·············· 17 10,409,746
Public service corporation promotion ···· 0 0
Social welfare ·················· 30 6,261,792
Scholarship ···················· 42 18,800,000

Revenues supporting OCF operation (fiscal 2018)

1. Annual fees charged on each grant-making fund
14,318,519 yen
fund×0.5%, out of interest on fund    
2. Interest on operational funds 1,595,830 yen
3. Supporting membership fees:
7,730,000 yen
Corporation: 50,000 yen per share    
Individual: 10,000 yen per share    

Staff

3 persons

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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