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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~August 2017
The number of funds: 255
Total amount of giving: 4,160,285,443 yen
The range of fund amount: 10,000 yen to 414 million yen
The number of bequests: 15
  • fiscal 2016
Newly established funds: 4 (Amount of giving: 7,010,000 yen)
Added to existing funds: 19 (Amount of giving: 66,521,077 yen)
Total 23 (Total 73,531,077 yen)
  • Types of funds
permanent funds 120
non-permanent funds 135
grant-making funds 233
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
157
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~August 2017

The number of grants: 2,590  
Total amount of grants: 1,312,604,346  yen

  • April 2017 (Our grant-making is provided once in a year in April)

The number of grants: 229  
Amount of grants: 92,797,626  yen


Areas of grant-making:

 Medical research and service・・・・・・・・ 12  grants 5,050,000  yen
 Education・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 41 9,347,181
 Arts and culture ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 6 2,150,000
 Inter-cultural communication ・・・・・・・・ 5 2,100,000
 Aids for developing countries ・・・・・・・・ 11 7,770,000
 Environmental preservation・・・・・・・・・・ 32 9,283,065
 Community development ・・・・・・・・・・・・ 14 4,598,300
 Animal training・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 2 150,000
 Health・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 3 230,000
 Rivival from disaster・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 20 20,992,000
 Public service corporation promotion・・・ 0 0
 Social welfare ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 50 12,387,100
 Scholarship ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ 33 18,740,000


Revenues supporting OCF operation (fiscal 2016)


1. Annual fees charged on each grant-making fund
12,698,431  yen
              fund×0.5%, out of interest on fund    
2. Interest on operational funds 1,825,124  yen
3. Supporting membership fees:
7,830,000  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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