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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 2022
    The number of funds: 277
    Total amount of giving: 4,414,485,687 yen
    The range of fund amount: 10,000 yen to 414 million yen
    The number of bequests: 17
  • fiscal 2021
    Newly established funds: 3 (Amount of giving: 7,210,000 yen)
    Added to existing funds: 12 (Amount of giving: 50,760,530 yen)
    Total 15 (Total 57,970,530 yen)
  • Types of funds
    permanent funds 120
    non-permanent funds 157
    grant-making funds 252
    operational funds 23
    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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    181
    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 2022
    The number of grants: 3,542  
    Total amount of grants: 1,639,893,721  yen
  • April 2022 (Our grant-making is provided once in a year in April)
    The number of grants: 180  
    Amount of grants: 69,761,897  yen

Areas of grant-making:

Medical research and service ·········· 9 grants 7,530,000 yen
Education ····················· 40 7,327,396
Arts and culture ················· 12 2,600,000
Inter-cultural communication ········· 3 556,305
Aids for developing countries ········· 7 4,296,032
Environmental preservation ·········· 9 2,200,000
Community development ··········· 4 1,230,000
Animal protection and training ········ 6 1,000,000
Health promotion ················ 2 300,000
Rivival from disaster ·············· 13 14,892,164
Public service corporation promotion ···· 0 0
Social welfare ·················· 32 8,190,000
Scholarship ···················· 43 20,140,000

Revenues supporting OCF operation (fiscal 2021)

1. Annual fees charged on each grant-making fund
14,179,890 yen
fund×0.5%, out of interest on fund    
2. Interest on operational funds 1,398,061 yen
3. Supporting membership fees:
7,215,000 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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