Thank you for your interest in JA Community Foundation’s 2018 Grant Program.
Our next grant cycle will start in January 2019.
The JA Community Foundation is a nonprofit private foundation. Our funding is currently focused on support for nonprofit organizations serving the Japanese American and greater Asian American communities in California.
Priority for grants in 2018 will be for programs addressing senior health and social services, with second priority given to arts and culture programs.
We’ve been proud to support the JA Community for over 50 years, and with the formation of the JA Community Foundation, we look forward to expanding our support in new ways.
News & Updates
2018 August Grants awarded to seven JA Community Organizations We are excited to announce the completion of our 2018 August grant cycle. The Board of the JA Community Foundation has approved grants to nine nonprofit organizations serving Japanese American...
Our grant will be used for the expansion of their full afternoon’s programming. Coordinated and sponsored jointly by the Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center and the L.B. Pioneer Project Senior Services, the program offers a full afternoon's programming -...
Our grant to J-Sei, Inc. will help to support their existing wellness education classes and event during the next two years. J-Sei recently undertook a five-year strategic planning process. J-Sei is very excited to partner with the JA Community Foundation...
Central California Nikkei Foundation receives grant for expanding the utilization of the Nikkei Center
Our grant to Central California Nikkei Foundation dba Vintage Gardens Assisted Living Community will help to expand the utilization of the Nikkei Center including training seminars and other informational workshops. At present, the Nikkei Center is mainly...
United Japanese Christian Church receives a grant for their Japanese American Senior Health Resource Program
Our grant will be used for their Japanese American Senior Health Resource Program including self-help seminars, educational programming and activities to encourage an active lifestyle to promote healthy physical and emotional well being. On September 28,...
National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) receives grant for “Prejudice to Patriotism”, an exhibition
Our grant will be used for “Prejudice to Patriotism: 150 Years of the Japanese American Experience”, an exhibition enhancement of the Military Intelligence Service Historic Learning Center (MISHLC). The MISHLC is situated at one of the most iconic sites...
Apply for a Grant
Please read through all of the guidelines before starting your application. Our upcoming grant deadlines are:
January 22 to February 21
August 1 to August 28