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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~August2014
The number of funds: 237
Total amount of giving: 3,292,713,513 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: 202,545,339 yen)
Added to existing funds: 21 (Amount of giving:  77,370,166 yen)
Total 24 (Total 279,915,505 yen)
  • Types of funds
permanent funds 118
non-permanent funds 119
grant-making funds 215
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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150
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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 (Declinings and refunds are excluded.)

  • 1991~April 2014

The number of grants: 1,983  
Total amount of grants: 1,040,035,127  yen

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

The number of grants: 173  
Amount of grants: 78,181,168  yen


Areas of grant-making:

 Medical research and service・・・・・・・・ 13  grants 7,000,000  yen
 Education・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 39 7,866,939
 Arts and culture ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 8 3,736,000
 Inter-cultural communication ・・・・・・・・    
 Aids for developing countries ・・・・・・・・ 10 7,578,771
 Environmental preservation・・・・・・・・・・ 41 18,175,000
 Community development ・・・・・・・・・・・・ 11 2,928,458
 Animal training・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 2 430,000
 Rivival from earthquake・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 15 16,500,000
 Public service corporation promotion・・・ 1 300,000
 Social welfare ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 13 3,326,000
 Scholarship ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 20 10,340,000


Revenues supporting OCF operation (fiscal 2013)


1. Annual fees charged on each grant-making fund
10,480,852  yen
              fund×0.5%, out of interest on fund    
2. Interest on operational funds 2,996,205  yen
3. Supporting membership fees:
9,290,000  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

        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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