From 2016 to Now

List of Grantees
Investing in the Community

JA Community Foundation Grants

2023

Fall 2023

Central California Nikkei Foundation (Fresno, CA)
Friends of Minidoka (Twin Falls, ID)
Japan-America Society of Dallas Fort Worth (Plano, TX)
Japanese American Citizens League, Twin Cities Chapter (Minneapolis, MN)
Japanese American Citizens League, Washington, DC Chapter (Rockville, MD)
Japanese Community Pioneer Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Kimochi, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
LTSC Community Development Corporation (Los Angeles, CA)
Manzanar Committee (Los Angeles, CA)
National Japanese American Historical Society (San Francisco, CA)
Puyallup Valley Chapter, Japanese American Citizens League (Kent, WA)
San Francisco Architectural Heritage (San Francisco, CA)
Seabrook Educational and Cultural Center, Inc. (Seabrook, NJ)
Yu-Ai Kai (San Jose, CA)

Spring 2023

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association (Bainbridge Island, WA)
Fresno Philharmonic (Fresno, CA)
Grateful Crane Ensemble (Pasadena, CA)
JACL Northern California Western Nevada Pacific District (San Francisco, CA)
Japanese Ancestral Society (Portland, OR)
Kizuna Little Tokyo, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA)
Las Vegas Okinawan Club (Las Vegas, NV)
Little Tokyo Community Council (Los Angeles, CA)
Meals on Wheels by ACC (Sacramento, CA)
Minidoka Pilgrimage Planning Committee (Seattle, WA)
Nisei Veterans Memorial Center (Kahului, HI)
Poston Community Alliance (Pleasant Hill, CA)
Sakura Foundation (Denver, CO)
San Jose JACL (San Jose, CA)
School of Arts and Culture at MHP  (San Jose, CA)
Sonoma County Matsuri Festival  (Santa Rosa, CA)
Topaz Museum (Delta, UT)
Visual Communications (Los Angeles, CA)

2021

Fall 2022

American River Conservancy/Education Center at Wakamatsu Farm  (Coloma, CA)
American Society of Hiroshima-Nagasaki A-bomb Survivors (Buena Park, CA)
Full Spectrum Features  (Chicago, IL)
Japanese American Citizens League  (San Francisco, CA)
Japanese American Citizens League of the Monterey Peninsula  (Monterey, CA)
Japanese American Museum of San Jose  (San Jose, CA)
Musical Traditions, Inc. / Paul Dresher Ensemble  (San Francisco, CA)
National Veterans Network – Tides Center  (San Francisco, CA)
New Mexico History Museum  (Santa Fe, NM)
Nisei Veterans Memorial Center  (Kahului, HI)
Japanese American Museum of Oregon  (Portland, OR)

Spring 2021 Covid-19 Emergency Grants

Asian Community Center of Sacramento Valley Inc. (Sacramento, CA)
Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants (Oakland, CA)
Central California Nikkei Foundation dba Vintage Gardens Assisted Living Community (Fresno, CA)
East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center (West Covina, CA)
Eden Township Japanese Community Center (San Lorenzo, CA)
Fred T. Korematsu Institute (San Francisco, CA)
Grateful Crane Ensemble (Pasadena, CA)
Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Japanese American Historical Society of San Diego (San Diego, CA)
Japanese Community Pioneer Center (xx, CA)
Japantown Community Benefit District, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA)
J-Sei, Inc. (Emeryville, CA)
Little Tokyo Community Council (xx, xx)
Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center (Long Beach, CA)
LTSC Community Development Corporation (Los Angeles, CA)
Meals on Wheels by ACC (Sacramento, CA)
Orange County Japanese American Association (Los Angeles, CA)
San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center (Pacoima, CA)
Yu-Ai Kai (San Jose, CA)

2020

Summer 2021 Covid-19 Emergency Grants

Central California Nikkei Foundation (Fresno, CA)
East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center (West Covina, CA)
Eden Township Japanese Community Center (San Lorenzo, CA)
Go For Broke National Education Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Japanese American Citizens League (San Francisco, CA)
Japanese American Museum of San Jose (San Jose, CA)
Japanese Community Pioneer Center (Los Angeles, CA)
J-Sei, Inc. (Emeryville, CA)
Kimochi, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
Kizuna Little Tokyo, Inc. (Los Angeles, CA)
Long Beach Japanese Cultural Center (Long Beach, CA)
Little Tokyo Service Center (Los Angeles, CA)
San Fernando Valley Japanese American Community Center (Pacoima, CA)
Yu Ai-Kai (San Jose, CA)

Spring 2021 Covid-19 Emergency Grants

Asian Community Center of Sacramento Valley Inc. (Sacramento, CA)
Central California Nikkei Foundation (Fresno, CA)
East San Gabriel Valley JCC (West Covina, CA)
Eden Township JCC (San Lorenzo, CA)
J-Sei, Inc. (Emeryville, CA)
Kimochi, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
Little Tokyo Service Center (Los Angeles, CA
Long Beach JCC (Long Beach, CA)
Yu-Ai Kai (San Jose, CA)

January 2020

Buchanan YMCA (San Francisco, CA)
Palo Alto Players (Palo Alto, CA)
San Diego Chapter JACL (Carlsbad, CA)

Veterans Memorial Court Alliance (Los Angeles, CA)

Mini-Grants 2020

Go for Broke National Education Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Kizuna Little Tokyo, Inc.  (Los Angeles, CA)
Sakura Kai (El Cerrito, CA)

Grantee Stories

Since 2016 we have awarded grants totaling over $2.6 million to more than one hundred organizations. We are proud to support the vital work of these non-profit organizations serving the Japanese American and greater Asian American communities.

 

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