Recipients

2019
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Chicago Botanic Garden Glencoe
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Chicago
Umoja Student Development Corporation Chicago
YouthBuild Lake County (YBLC) North Chicago
Japanese Language Education Grants
Agassiz Elementary School Chicago
Amundsen High School Chicago
Anderson Japanese Gardens Rockford
Andrew Jackson Language Academy Chicago
Asian Improv aRts: Midwest (AIRMW) Oak Park
Glenbrook South High School Glenview
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
Japanese Program at Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Jonathan Burr Elementary School Chicago
Lane Tech College Prep High School Chicago
Steinmetz College Preparatory High School Chicago
Streamwood High School Streamwood
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association Chicago
Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
JCCC Chicago
Other
Japanese Red Cross Society
(2019 Typhoon 19 (Hagibis) Disaster Relief Fund) 
Japan $13,613.29
Total $124,345.28
2018
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Association House High School / Association House of Chicago Chicago
The Day Nursery Oak Park
Holocaust Memorial Foundation of Illinois Inc. Skokie
North Park University Chicago
Project: VISION, Inc. Chicago
St. Peter Lutheran School Arlington Heights
Triton College / Community College District 504 River Grove
Japanese Language Education Grants
Anderson Japanese Gardens Rockford
Andrew Jackson Language Academy Chicago
Asian Improv aRts: Midwest (AIRMW) Oak Park
Glenbrook South High School Glenview
Glenbrook South High School (Japanese Mini-Quiz Bowl) Glenview
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
Japanese Program at Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Jonathan Burr Elementary School Chicago
Lane Tech College Prep High School Chicago
Steinmetz College Preparatory High School Chicago
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Anderson Japanese Gardens Rockford
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
JCCC Chicago
Other
Japanese Red Cross Society
(2018 Japan Flood Relief  Disaster Relief Fund)
Japan $11,560.00
Japanese Red Cross Society
(Typhoon 21 and Hokkaido Earthquake Disaster Relief Fund)
Japan $6,425.00
Total $124,269.63
2017
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Centro Romero Chicago
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras Chicago
Snow City Arts Chicago
TimeLine Theatre Company Chicago
Victory Gardens Theater Chicago
Writers Theatre (WT) Glencoe
Japanese Language Education Grants
Anderson Japanese Garden  Rockford
Andrew Jackson Language Academy Chicago
Glenbrook South High School Glenview
Glenbrook South High School (Japanese Mini-Quiz Bowl) Glenview
Jane Addams Junior High School Schaumburg
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
Japanese Program at Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Lane Tech College Prep High School Chicago
Steinmetz College Preparatory High School Chicago
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
Tsukasa Taiko of Asian Improv aRts: Midwest (AIRMW) Oak Park
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
Chicago Sister Cities International, Osaka Committee a division of World Business Chicago Chicago
Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
The Morton Arboretum Lisle
JCCC Chicago
Other
Japan Business Association of Houston Houston $12,481.85
American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois
(Hurricane Irma & Maria Relief and 2017 Mexico Earthquake Relief)
Chicago $6,880
Total $128,300.17
2016
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Allowance for Good Evanston
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago (BBBSMC) Chicago
Chicago Urban League Chicago
Child’s Voice Wood Dale
Midwest Young Artists Conservatory (MYAC) Highwood
Open Books Chicago
Working in the Schools (WITS) Chicago
Japanese Language Education Grants
Andrew Jackson Language Academy Chicago
Department of Modern Language and Literatures, Loyola University Chicago Chicago
DePaul University, Japanese Language/Studies Program, Department of Modern Language Chicago
Glenbrook South High School Glenview
Jane Addams Junior High School Schaumburg
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
Japanese Program at Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Jonathan Burr Elementary School Chicago
Lane Tech College Prep High School Chicago
Northside College Preparatory High School Chicago
Schaumburg Oyanokai / シャンバーグ親の会 Schaumburg
Spectrum School Rockford
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
Tsukasa Taiko of Asian Improv aRts: Midwest (AIRMW) Oak Park
Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Chicago
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
The Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
JCCC Chicago
Other
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
(Ecuador Earthquake, Louisiana Flood and Central Italy Earthquake)
Chicago $5,890.00
Japanese Red Cross Society
(Kumamoto Earthquake)
Japan $42,803.38
Total $163,870.49
2015
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Chicago
Urban Initiatives Chicago
Young Women’s Leadership Charter School of Chicago Chicago
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago Chicago
826CHI Chicago
North Lawndale College Preparatory Charter School (NLCP) Chicago
Japanese Language Education Grants
Japanese Program at Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Streamwood High School Streamwood
Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Chicago
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
Jane Addams Junior High School Schaumburg
Spectrum School Rockford
Andrew Jackson Language Academy Chicago
Tsukasa Taiko of Asian Improv aRts; Midwest (AIRMW) Oak Park
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
Glenbrook South High School Glenview
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
The Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
Chicago Sister Cities International Chicago
JCCC Chicago
Other
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago(Nepal Earthquake) Chicago $6,200.00
Total $107,728.44
2014
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Foundations of Music (Formerly Rock For Kids) Chicago
Gads Hill Center Chicago
Northern Illinois University Dekalb
Raven Theatre Chicago
Snow City Arts Chicago
Writers Theatre Glencoe
Japanese Language Education Grants
Andrew Jackson Language Academy Chicago
Children First Fund: The Chicago Public Schools Foundation Chicago
DePaul University, Japanese Language/Studies Program, Department of Modern Languages Chicago
Jane Addams Junior High School Schaumburg
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
North Central College Naperville
Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Spectrum School Rockford
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
Tsukasa Taiko of Asian Improv aRts: Midwest (AIRMW) Oak Park
Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Chicago
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
The Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
JCCC Chicago
Total $105,962.42
2013
Student Development and Achievement Grants
BUILD Chicago
Changing Worlds Chicago
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Chicago
Chicago Sinfonietta Chicago
Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago Glenview
Old Town School of Folk Music Chicago
Project: VISION, Inc. Chicago
Japanese Language Education Grants
Andrew Jackson Language Academy Chicago
Asian Improv aRts: Midwest Oak Park
Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
Jane Addams Junior High School Schaumburg
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Spectrum School Rockford
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
Chicago Sister Cities International Osaka Committee Chicago
The Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
JCCC Chicago
Other
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
(Oklahoma Tornado)
Chicago $4,505.00
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
(Philippines Typhoon)
Chicago $5,885.00
Total $117,060.45
2012
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Albany Park Theater Project Chicago
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago (BBBSMC) Chicago
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Chicago
Imagination Theater Chicago
LINK, Unlimited Chicago
Saint Xavier University Chicago
Japanese Language Education Grants
Chicago Public Schools, Dept. of Language & Cultural Education, World Language Programs Chicago
Glenbrook South High School Glenview
Jane Addams Junior High School Schaumburg
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
North Central College Naperville
Northside College Preparatory High School Chicago
Spectrum School Rockford
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
Oak Park River Forest High School Oak Park
Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Chicago
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
The Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
JCCC Chicago
Other
Japanese Red Cross Society Japan $223,296.72
Total $338,525.17
2011
Student Development and Achievement Grants
Chinese American Service League (CASL) Chicago
Literature for All of Us Evanston
Maywood Fine Arts Association Maywood
Merit School of Music Chicago
Rock For Kids West Chicago
Umoja Student Development Corporation Chicago
Japanese Language Education Grants
Chicago Public Schools, World Language Magnet Programs Chicago
Japanese American Service Committee Chicago
Jonathan Burr Elementary School Chicago
Langston Hughes Elementary School Chicago
North Central College Naperville
Spectrum School Rockford
Thomas Dooley Elementary School Schaumburg
U.S.-Japan Partnership Grants
Chicago Japanese American Council Chicago
The Japan America Society of Chicago Chicago
Other
Japanese Red Cross Society Japan $1,361,797.40
Total $1,447,069.65