JCIE has partnered with the Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative and the Fish Family Foundation to facilitate small grants to nonprofit organizations in Japan to help them respond to the needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through the US-Japan Philanthropy Initiative, JCIE/USA helps facilitate charitable giving from donors in one country to innovative organizations in the other that are working to improve society and/or strengthen international relations.
JCIE is workingwith the Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative and the Fish Family Foundation to facilitate small grants to 7 organizations in Japan to help them respond to the needs arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toshiba Youth Conference for a Sustainable Future brings together high school students and teachers from Japan, Poland, Thailand, and the United States to encourage the students to deepen their awareness of environmental issues and to take the lead in their communities in working toward a better future. The program also seeks to enhance the teachers’ ability to promote environmental, scientific, and intercultural communication education.
In 2008, JCIE and the Tiffany & Co. Foundation established the Tiffany Foundation Award for the Preservation of Japanese Traditional Arts and Culture in Contemporary Society in order to recognize organizations that have made notable contributions to the promotion of Japanese traditional culture and to the revitalization of local communities.
In 2003, Standard Chartered Bank launched the Seeing is Believing program—which seeks to help alleviate avoidable blindness across the globe—as one of its major global CSR programs.
The Social Entrepreneur Enhanced Development Capital Program (SEEDCap Japan), a funding initiative that was launched in 2004, offered a new model for nonprofit financing in Japan.
In FY2004, the Nipponkoa Grant Program was initiated in partnership with Nipponkoa Insurance Company, through its Grant Club, which promotes and matches employee giving.
The Lucent Global Science Scholars Program was established by the Lucent Technologies Foundation in 1998 to encourage the world’s youth to pursue careers in information and communications technology. JCIE served as the competition manager for Japan in 2001 and 2002.
In 2002, Microsoft Japan launched a grantmaking program for Japanese NPOs called the Microsoft Japan NPO Cooperation Program. This program aims to empower nonprofit organizations in Japan through the use of IT.