Find below a list of past grant recipients with current Due Diligence approval from Give2Asia.
The Akebono-Kai, also known as the Breast Cancer Network Japan, is the largest breast cancer patient support group in Japan. It was founded in 1978 and currently has over 4,000 members and 38 branch offices throughout Japan. The main objectives of the organization are to support breast cancer patients in their battle with cancer, to improve awareness of the disease, and to promote early detection and treatment. Learn more.
Children’s Cancer Association
Children's Cancer Association of Japan is a non-profit organization in Japan whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families and to raise awareness of this disease. The Association organizes various self-help groups, lectures, and meetings on topics related to childhood cancers. The Association also organizes yearly summer camp, coordinates various fun events in hospitals, provides financial assistance to families with children with cancer, and provides assistance to childhood cancer survivors. Learn more.
Community Mental Health & Welfare Bonding Organization (COMHBO)
The Community Mental Health & Welfare Bonding Organization's (COMHBO) mission is to collaborate with the local community to ensure mental health welfare. Learn more.
Friends of the Earth (FOE) Japan
Friends of the Earth Japan is a member of the Friends of the Earth International and has been working in Japan since 1980 towards the achievement of a sustainable society through active engagement with the public to tackle environmental problems such as deforestation, pollution and global warming. Learn more.
Guardian Angels Japan
The Guardian Angels is an interantional volunteer organization that operates in 145 cities and 14 countries around the world. Originally founded in new York City in 1979, it started as subway safety patrols for crime prevention . Guardian Angels Japan was formed in 1995. Serving the motto of "Dare to Care", it aims to build communities that are kind and caring for others. The organization provides such activities as community service, youth security, and civic consciousness-raising on safety. These crime prevention patrols, graffiti cleanings, and safety seminars at elementary schools, pioneered in widespread citizens' voluntary crime prevention activities to follow. Learn more.
Health Policy Institute Japan (HPIJ)
HPIJ is a nonprofit organization established in 2004 to introduce Japan to the concept of healthcare think-tanks working effectively to develop high-quality health policies. HPIJ works to help citizens shape health policies by generating policy options and bringing stakeholders together through symposiums, surveys, health policy clerkships and dissemination of independent research. Learn more.
Japan Center for a Sustainable Environment and Society (JACSES)
JACSES is a Tokyo based NGO conducting environmental policy research and advocacy. The goal of JACSES is to realize a sustainable environment and society in Japan and around the world through broad participation and cooperation of citizens and professionals. Learn more.
Japan Council on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD-J)
The Japan Council on the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD-J) is a non-governmental organization that aims to promote education for sustainable development (ESD) in Japan and Asia as the alliance to connect multi-stakeholders, including governments, businesses, and NGOs at the local community to the national level. ESD-J also seeks to develop the effective mechanisms of ESD development in Japan and Asia. Wide varieties of activities have been conducted including information sharing, policy advocacy, networking at the local community, the national and Asian regional level. Learn more.
Japan Family Planning Association (JFPA)
Japan Family Planning Association (JFPA) is a public service corporation established in 1954, approved by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare of Japan, that seeks to promote family planning. JFPA implements programs on education, awareness raising, development, counseling, and civil society capacity building. With the slogan "Every Child A Wanted Child," JFPA promotes reproductive health. JFPA is also an active member of Internationall Planned Parenthood Federation. Learn more.
Japan for Sustainability (JFS)
Japan for Sustainability's mission is to share information on developments and activities originating in Japan that lead toward sustainability, with the aim of building momentum toward a sustainable path for the world. JFS believes in the dissemination of information through publication, discussions and partnerships. Learn more.
Japan Foundation for Aids Prevention (JFAP)
HIV/AIDS has been rapidly spreading around the world since the first case was reported in June 1981 in the U.S. In February 1987, the Japanese government was presented with information on HIV/AIDS and the establishment of a HIV testing and treatment system was strongly recommended. In order to carry out parts of these tasks, the Japan Foundation for AIDS Prevention (JFAP) was founded in June 1987 with the approval of the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Learn more.
Japan Med-Dental Association
The Japan Medical-Dental Association for Tobacco Control was founded to protect the health of the Japanese people from the hazards of tobacco through broad cooperation among physicians and dentists. The organization's efforts have supported the creation of smoke-free environments in Japan and the expansion of health insurance coverage for smoking cessation treatment. Learn more.
Knowing Is Doing Something (KIDS)
Knowing Is Doing Something (KIDS) is a non-profit organization that focuses on organizing social and educational events for handicapped children with the support of volunteers. Learn more.
Kwassui Gakuin provides education for Japanese females from junior high to graduate school level. Learn more.
Kyushu University California Office
Kyushu University California Office is an organization founded by Kyushu University, an accredited public university in Japan, to be operated exclusively for the benefit of, to perform the function of, or to carry out the purposes of Kyushu University in the United States of America. Learn more.
Nature Conservation Society of Japan (NACS-J)
The Nature Conservation Society of Japan (NACS-J) was established in 1951 and has 21,000 supporters. Its activities aims to survey the principles of nature and to explore a strategic perspective of how to prevent the wildlife crisis and to ensure the sustainability of natural resources. NACS-J focuses on three main programs, which include promoting scientific study of the environment, providing scientific knowledge to public with emphasis on the importance if the conservation concept, and presenting recommendations to the relevant sectors to establish the healthy relation between people and nature. Learn more.
Nippon International Cooperation for Community Development (NICCO)
Nippon International Cooperation for Community Development (NICCO) is a non-governmental organization founded about 30 years ago as Kampuchean Refugee Relief Program (KRRP) in Kyoto. KRRP changed it's name in 1993 to NICCO, and in the past 30 years has conducted urgent disaster assistance, self-reliance support, rural environment protection and human resource development. Learn more.
NPO Aichi Net
NPO Aichi Net focuses on information services for local citizens in times of disaster to assist in relief, information technology support for civic action groups and individuals to enhance community use of this information, as well as the spread of Internet use, etc. Learn more.
Okinawa Kokusai Gakuen Establishment Preparatory Foundation
The Okinawa Kokusai Gakuen Establishment Preparatory Foundation is a special initiative of the Governor of Okinawa in an effort to raise the necessary funds for the construction of Amicus International School in Uruma City, Japan. Learn more.
PARC Inter-People’s Cooperation
PARC Interpeople's Cooperation(PARCIC), was a division spun off in 2003 from the Pacific Asia Resource Center (PARC) organized in 1973. Both PARCIC and PARC share the same goal, to achieve a global society where people can live in equality, peace and harmony. However, PARCIC's mission is focused on extending direct support to people afflicted by violence or natural disasters and to help them achieve self-reliance through direct exchange and trade, based on trust among people as a means toward self-reliance, peace and human development. Learn more.
Resilience is a non-profit organization that was established in 2003 with the purpose of providing assistance to women who have been victims in abusive relationships. In addition to organizing the hundreds of talks and presentations held across Japan every year, Resilience has also been serving women who have been victimized by providing services that them to recover from abuse and take control of their lives. Learn more.
Sagamihara Environment Network (SEN)
Sagamihara Environment Network (SEN) promotes the collaboration and networking among citizens, environmental organizations, educational institutions and corporations for the activities aimed at environmental preservation and sustainable community development. Its activities include 1) Environmental preservation, 2) Education for promoting environment preservation and community renovation, 3) Networking of environmental NGOs, and 4) Management of facilities promoting environmental preservation. Learn more.
Sagamihara Shakai Fukushi Kyougikai (SSFK)
Sagamihara-shi Shakai Fukushi Kyougikai is an organization that aims at promoting community welfare prescribed in Social Welfare Law. Cooperating with 22 regional Shakai Fukushi Kyougikai along with neighborhood associations, communal welfare commissioners, volunteers, and NPOs, the Kyougikai offers a variety of activities that realize a community in which people participate and help each other. Learn more.
Second Harvest Japan (2HJ)
Second Harvest Japan (2HJ) is the first food bank in Japan, which is still a new concept to the local society. Each year, large amounts of edible food are thrown away by food producers and consumers for various reasons. Therefore, 2HJ has built an infrastructure to collect and redistribute tasty and nutritious food to soup kitchens, orphanages, the elderly, emergency shelters, single mothers, migrant workers, and the homeless residents of Tokyo's parks. With the help of volunteers, food is prepared, packed and distributed to disadvantaged groups every week. The volunteer program encourages community members, students and company staff to participate in food drives, transportation, food preparations, packaging and delivery. In addition, 2HJ organizes interesting events for volunteers and partners, such as the "Daikon (Japanese white radish) Harvesting" event that enables school children and adult volunteers to enjoy harvesting their own food and eating it fresh from the field while also packing food for the 2HJ warehouse. Staff from orphanages also participate and harvest pounds of daikon to supplement meals for the children in the orphanage. Learn more.
Sophia School Corporation
This fund is to support Sophia School Corporation in Japan. Learn more.
Sophia University, established in 1913, provides study and educational opportunities that take the increasingly complex international situation into full account. The university has constructed a global network that allows researchers and students from overseas to teach and study in Japan and dispatches Japanese researchers and students abroad. Sophia is one of Japan's leading universities in the fields of international relations and foreign studies. Learn more.
The Organization for Industrial Spiritual and Cultural Advancement Japan (OISCA)
OISCA was founded in 1969 as the successor of OISCA International, which was established in 1961 with an aim for "building a world where every person will overcome various differences, where people will protect and nurture the foundation of lives". OISCA has been implementing programs for promoting development of human resources, rural development, environment preservation and raising awareness. Learn more.
Tokyo Emergency First Aid Association (TEFAA)
Tokyo Emergency First Aid Association (TEFAA) promotes the welfare of the citizens of Tokyo by providing educational activities and conducting research on First Aid, and increasing the number of people who are trained in First Aid. Learn more.