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 and Asian American communities throughout California. We would like to thank all of the organizations that applied and congratulate the 2018 August grant award recipients.
Our 2018 August Grants were awarded to the following organizations:
Central California Nikkei Foundation dba Vintage Gardens Assisted Living Community – Our grant will support their expansion of the utilization of the Nikkei Center including training seminars and other informational workshops.
Read more about our grant to Central California Nikkei Foundation and their program here.
East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center – Our grant will assist to expand their existing senior programming. Their objective is to continue providing services for the aging population of Japanese and Japanese American older adults and their families.
Read more about our grant to East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center and their program here.
Japanese Community Pioneer Center – Our grant will be used for the current social, health and welfare programs and new bilingual brochure with a list of their services.
Read more about our grant to Japanese Community Pioneer Center and their new brochure here.
J-Sei, Inc. – Our grant will support their existing wellness education classes and events during the next two years.
Read more about our grant to J-Sei, Inc. and their program here.
Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center – Our grant will be used for expansion of their afternoon programming.
Read more about our grant to Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center and their project here.
Little Tokyo Service Center – Our grant will assist to expand its bilingual and bicultural social services to underserved Japanese American and Japanese-speaking older adults, in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County.
Read more about our grant to LTSC Community Development Corporation and their program here.
National Japanese American Historical Society – Our grant will be used for their exhibition of “Prejudice to Patriotism: 150 Years of the Japanese American Experience”.
Read more about our grant to National Japanese American Historical Society and their exhibition here.
United Japanese Christian Church – 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.
Read more about our grant to United Japanese Christian Church and their program here.
Veterans Memorial Court Alliance – Our grant will be used for an exhibition titled Portraits of Courage, which brings stories of the Japanese American soldiers who fought in America’s wars, and the artistry of photographer Shane Sato.
Read more about our grant to Veterans Memorial Court Alliance and their exhibition here.
Post photo courtesy of Veterans Memorial Court Alliance