- Support for Children
- The Nippon Foundation Kids Support Project provides integrated support for children who face difficulties in their daily lives, including support for special adoption, support for children with serious illnesses, and educational support for children who do not attend school.
- Support for Persons with Disabilities
- By working to remove the variety of barriers that hinder social participation by persons with disabilities, we aim to create a society in which everyone’s talents and capabilities can flourish.
- Support for Disaster Recovery
- We are engaged in a variety of activities to respond quickly and appropriately during each phase of a major disaster, from preventive measures to emergency relief and support for recovery and reconstruction.
A FUTURE FOR YOUTH
The HEROs project seeks to bring together top athletes who are engaged in social contribution activities, to coordinate those activities and make them more effective, and create social bonds across Japan.
We are providing innovative support aimed at allowing disabled people to better display their latent abilities so that they can lead the way in encouraging and inspiring others in society.
Broad-leaved evergreen forests provide ground cohesion and resist fires, and we support tree planting to protect against natural disasters.ENHANCING COMMUNITIES
This fund was established with the proceeds of a charity art auction, for the purpose of passing on Tohoku’s treasured history and culture, and creating a new sense of value.ENHANCING COMMUNITIES
We provide vehicles specially equipped to support the mobility of persons with disabilities and older residents of communities in their daily lives.ENHANCING COMMUNITIES
The Nippon Foundation and Tottori Prefecture are working together to address issues associated with the contraction and aging of Japan’s population, by making Tottori ‘Japan's Most Livable' Prefecture.ENHANCING COMMUNITIES
We work around the world to eradicate leprosy as a public health threat and to do away with the stigma and discrimination associated with the disease.TOWARD HUMAN SECURITY
From April 2016, we have been entrusted by the Japanese government with the operation of the National Hansen’s Disease Museum and the Jyu-Kanbo National Museum of Detention for Hansen's Disease Patients.TOWARD HUMAN SECURITY
We provide aid for and take part in educational, cultural, and other projects around the world to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities.TOWARD HUMAN SECURITY
Through the Sasakawa Africa Association, we provide technical guidance, fertilizers, and seeds to create a value chain that boosts yields and increases the incomes of smallholder farmers.TOWARD HUMAN SECURITY
Actively using traditional medicines is one way to make healthcare more affordable and accessible for people living far from healthcare centers.TOWARD HUMAN SECURITY
Our activities in Myanmar began in 1976 with medical support for persons affected by leprosy, and most recently have focused on peace-building initiatives.TOWARD HUMAN SECURITY
In 2015 alone, 24,000 people in Japan took their own life. The Nippon Foundation is pursuing measures to provide comprehensive support to enable these people to live.IN THE CAUSE OF LIFE
The 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake caused major damage to a wide area of Kyushu. The Nippon Foundation is actively involved in supporting the recovery of areas damaged by the earthquakes.IN THE CAUSE OF LIFE
Launched in the aftermath of the March 11 disaster, this project raises funds and undertakes relief and recovery efforts in areas affected by the earthquake and tsunami.IN THE CAUSE OF LIFE
In cooperation with the Sasakawa Memorial Health Foundation, we support activities to expand palliative care at hospices to enable people to live their final days in comfort and with dignity.IN THE CAUSE OF LIFE
The Nippon Foundation has established a scholarship program for children raised in child care facilities, to enable them to attend college and participate fully in student life.A FUTURE FOR YOUTH
The Magokoro Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to students whose families have been victims of serious crimes, and because of resulting financial hardship would otherwise be unable to continue their studies.A FUTURE FOR YOUTH
This project aims to create a society in which babies who cannot be raised by their biological parents can grow up in a loving household through special adoption programs for children.A FUTURE FOR YOUTH
JVPF cultivates and supports social enterprises by providing medium- to long-term funding and through the application of business skills to support their management.A FUTURE FOR YOUTH
We identify children who have talents but cannot adapt to today’s educational environment and avoid going to school, and provide them with ongoing support for their studies and daily lives.A FUTURE FOR YOUTH
The Nippon Foundation is proactively working to address childhood poverty, so that the home environment in which children are born will not hold them back in the future.A FUTURE FOR YOUTH
Ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, The Nippon Foundation is supporting para sports leagues and para-athletes in a variety of ways.ENRICHING CULTURE
In addition to cultivating human resources in areas related to traditional culture and promoting traditional culture to children, we are developing activities to expose new traditional culture.ENRICHING CULTURE
Focusing on works created by persons with disabilities engaged in self-expression, we are planning a variety of exhibitions while promoting awareness and conveying the value of diversity by disseminating cross-sectional information.ENRICHING CULTURE
We hold free concerts during the lunch hour in the lobby of The Nippon Zaidan Building, providing entertainment for our community and an opportunity for young musicians to perform.ENRICHING CULTURE
JACAFA, the Japan-Central Asia Friendship Association, builds on a former regional scholarship, providing graduates with further chances to network and develop individual projects.FORGING GLOBAL TIES
Japan's seniors possess valuable skills, but face language barriers outside Japan. We provide translators and arrange for these seniors to share their skills as volunteers in local communities overseas.FORGING GLOBAL TIES
Through book donations and support and training for translators, we make books from Japan available to global readers in partnership with libraries, publishers, and authors.FORGING GLOBAL TIES
This program allows young researchers, policymakers, and people working in fields that contribute to the public interest to study at overseas research and educational institutions.FORGING GLOBAL TIES
The Nippon Foundation builds “Seaside Patrol Stations” as focal points for people and provides information regarding various seaside activities.THE FUTURE OF OUR OCEAN
We promote the establishment of a comprehensive and effective legal and policy framework for Japan's management of its oceans.THE FUTURE OF OUR OCEAN
Maritime safety officers from Southeast Asian nations came to Yokohama for training in how to deal with sea accidents involving noxious chemicals and other hazardous substances.THE FUTURE OF OUR OCEAN
We provide a wide range of support to prevent accidents in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.THE FUTURE OF OUR OCEAN