October 2010


Association for Asian Studies

To support special Japan-related sections for two issues of Education About Asia on Japan’s Democracy. Ann Arbor, MI. $37,500

Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana

To support the Japanese Cultural and Academic Proficiency Competition (J-CAP) for high school students studying Japanese. San Diego, CA. $20,000

Japan-America Society of Washington, DC

To support a national Japanese language and culture competition for high school students. Washington, DC. $50,490

AmerAsian School in Okinawa

To support the salary for a new instructor at the school. Ginowan, Okinawa. ¥2,500,000

Japan Society

To support a social networking project for secondary schools. New York, NY. $14,916

Joetsu University of Education

To support the collaborative development of curriculum materials by educators in the US and Japan focused on Education for Sustainable Development. Niigata, Japan. ¥3,170,000

Lincoln Memorial University

To support the LMU-Kanto study abroad program. Harrogate, TN. $9,560

P.S. 116: The Mary Lindley Murray School

To support the planning, building, and installation of a Japanese garden in The Mary Lindley Murray School yard. New York, NY. $5,000

Trustees of Tufts University

To support the Institute for Global Leadership’s US High School Research Trip to Japan that focuses on nuclear weapons and nuclear power. Medford, MA. $27,170

World Affairs Council of Oregon

To support Teach East Asia Educator and Youth Forums in 2011. Portland, OR. $7,240

South Lakes High School/Fairfax County Public Schools

To support the incorporation of kanji-learning technology into Japanese language classes at South Lakes High School as part of the 2010 Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award. Fairfax, VA. $5,000

Calloway County High School/Calloway County Board of Education

To support the enhancement of Japanese language and cultural learning at Calloway County High School as part of the 2010 Elgin Heinz Outstanding Teacher Award. Murray, KY. $5,000

Murray State University

To support Japanese language teaching in public schools in western Kentucky. Murray, KY. $9,840

Japan Society of Boston

To support their October 3, 2010 benefit concert. Boston, MA. $5,000

Communication and Public Opinion

National Bureau of Asian Research

To support reviews of Japanese Publications by Ms. Fumiko Halloran on the Japan Forum, as well as general support for the Forum. Seattle, WA. $15,000

Iowa State University Foundation

To support a multi-media project that will explore Kobo Daishi and the Shikoku Pilgrimage titled, Ritual Praxis and the Body of Belief: Exploring Folk Praxis of the Shikoku Pilgrimage. Ames, IA. $37,170

US-Japan Policy Studies

Council on Foreign Relations

To support a project on Japan’s Political Transition and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. New York, NY. $44,812

US-Japan Council

To support a US-Japan Engagement in Clean Technology project. Washington, DC. $25,000