Environmental Grant Program

QUALITY EDUCATIONCLIMATE ACTIONLIFE BELOW WATERLIFE ON LANDPARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS

Since its establishment the Foundation has been providing environmental grants to NPOs/NGOs that are actively engaged in environment conservation activities around the world with the aim to create a sustainable society.

Number of assisted projects / Total cost

Total Projects

3,153

Total amount

2,871,770,000 yen
Fiscal
Year
Number of
Projects
Yen
(unit:10,000yen)
30 2020 94 9,198
29 2019 111 9,691
28 2018 102 9,089
27 2017 102 9,500
26 2016 99 9,797
25 2015 80 9,290
24 2014 102 9,974
23 2013 107 9,865
22 2012 73 8,611
21 2011 60 6,494
20 2010 65 6,755
19 2009 62 6,950
18 2008 93 9,625
17 2007 116 10,000
16 2006 121 14,850
Fiscal
Year
Number of
Projects
Yen
(unit:10,000yen)
15 2005 151 14,842
14 2004 155 14,940
13 2003 102 9,910
12 2002 137 10,000
11 2001 184 9,920
10 2000 147 9,930
9 1999 130 10,000
8 1998 129 9,950
7 1997 138 10,000
6 1996 112 8,000
5 1995 87 7,900
4 1994 86 7,930
3 1993 75 8,000
2 1992 74 8,003
1 1991 59 8,164

Introduction of Activities by Organizations-recipients of the 29th Open Application Grants

NPO Togakushi Forest Botanical Garden Volunteer Association (Nagano Prefecture)
Tree planting

NPO Togakushi Forest Botanical Garden Volunteer Association (Nagano Prefecture)

Conducts projects related to the conservation of the local natural environment and social education. In addition to the Togakushi Fureai no Mori project, which involves tree planting and clearing, the group holds various nature observation events.

NPO Forest Volunteer Taketori Monogatari no Kai (Osaka)
Conservation of satochi, satoyama, satoumi landscapes, and river restoration

NPO Forest Volunteer Taketori Monogatari no Kai (Osaka)

Implements activities that facilitate coexistence with the satoyama and satoumi environment, as well as environmental conservation activities in the community. In addition to the thinning of bamboo and hinoki cypress plantations, felling of withered konara oak trees, and production of bamboo charcoal, bamboo vinegar solution, bamboo paper and bamboo chips, the group carries out various activities to learn from satoyama.

Hinode Nature Club (Tokyo)
Education about the natural environment

Hinode Nature Club (Tokyo)

Conducts activities to familiarize people with and deepen their understanding of nature with the aim of fostering a love for nature. Activities include observations, study sessions, exhibitions and biological surveys for elementary, middle and high school students.

Sakatsuki River Fan Club (Chiba Prefecture)
Protection of wildlife and endangered species

Sakatsuki River Fan Club (Chiba Prefecture)

Conducts river-cleaning activities including collection of large waste, water quality surveys and biological surveys in the Sakatsuki River, which is polluted by residential wastewater. The club also carries out activities to protect the natural environment and rare species, as well as public relations and educational activities.