list of grantees

investing in the community

Large Grants

Our large grant program has two application periods per year and awards up to $50,000 per project. Click on the organization’s name to read about the grant they received.

July 2019

Eden Township Japanese Community Center (San Lorenzo)
National Japanese American Historical Society (San Francisco)
Yu-Ai Kai (San Jose)

January 2019

Kimochi, Inc. (San Francisco)
Meals on Wheels by ACC (Sacramento)
Nichi Bei Foundation (San Francisco)
San Jose Taiko (San Jose)
Tanforan Assembly Center Memorial Committee (Albany)
The Pacific Citizen (Los Angeles)

August 2018

Central California Nikkei Foundation dba Vintage Gardens Assisted Living Community (Fresno)
East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center (West Covina)
Japanese Community Pioneer Center (Los Angeles)
J-Sei, Inc. (Emeryville)
Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center/Long Beach Pioneer Project (Long Beach)
LTSC Community Development Corporation (Los Angeles)
National Japanese American Historical Society (San Francisco)
United Japanese Christian Church (Clovis)
Veterans Memorial Court Alliance (Los Angeles)

February 2018

Go For Broke National Education Center (Los Angeles)
Watsonville-Santa Cruz JACL (Watsonville)
Kokoro Assisted Living Inc. (San Francisco)
Fresno Art Museum (Fresno)
Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles (Los Angeles)
Kizuna Little Tokyo, Inc. (Los Angeles)
Sakura Kai (El Cerrito)

September 2017

Central California Nikkei Foundation dba Vintage Gardens Assisted Living Community (Fresno)
Grateful Crane Ensemble (Pasadena)
Japanese American Museum of San Jose (San Jose)
Meals on Wheels by ACC (Sacramento)
Media Bridges, Inc. (Davis)

February 2017

ACC Senior Services (Sacramento)
Japanese American National Museum (Los Angeles)
Kimochi, Inc. (San Francisco)
National Japanese American Historical Society (San Francisco)
San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center (Pacoima)
Tanforan Assembly Center Memorial Committee (Albany)
Yu-Ai Kai (San Jose)

September 2016

Central California Nikkei Foundation dba Vintage Gardens Assisted Living Van Lease (Fresno)
LTSC Community Development Corporation (Los Angeles)
Grateful Crane Ensemble (Sierra Madre)
East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center (West Covina)
J-Sei, Inc. (Emeryville)

Mini-Grants

Our mini-grant program accepts applications three times a year and grants up to $5,000 for short term projects that are small in scale. We launched our mini-grant program in 2019.