Activities

Community Chest is helping solve problems faced by our society.

2016 Donations Grants Operational Costs
¥18.1 billion ¥15.8 billion ¥2.3 billion

Below are examples of our support of the community in 2016 through red feather campaign:

Theme Activities Supported organizations Supported people Total grant
Prevention of bullying Hotlines, PR, education activities 150 825,456 ¥4.9 million
Prevention of child abuse Seminars, support for orphanages 662 290,411 ¥210.7 million
Support for homeless people Provision of food, emergency response to low-income households 79 32,598 ¥1.85 million
Prevention of suicides Hotline, meetings for bereaved families 62 681,195 ¥2.8 million
Support for crime victims Training for supporters/consultants, brochures for victims 17 762,170 ¥1.35 million
Support for truant children Free schools, support for parents’ meetings 80 15,011 ¥1.5 million
Prevention of DV, victims support Shelters, self-reliance/employment support activities 44 7,199 ¥2.1 million
Support for disaster victims, disaster prevention Support for earthquake evacuees, food distribution training 1,865 3,864,500 ¥611.8 million
Support for needy people Foodbank, educational support for children 1,757 761,629 ¥1.1 billion

Programs

Besides nationwide Red Feather Community Chest activities, the CCCJ operates the two funds below:

Community Impact Fund
  • Support NPOs and associations that tackle nationwide social issues
Volsup Kyushu Fund
  • Supports volunteers and NPOs working for the victims of the Great Kumamoto Earthquakes of April 2016
Red Feather Community Chest
  • Various welfare activities in the community
  • General assignment to areas in need (e.g. children, handicapped, aged)