FAQ - Giving
- What is Nishimachi Annual Giving?
- What is Annual Fund?
- What are Restricted Gifts?
- Who can participate?
- How much should I donate?
- If I can't make a large gift, does a small gift really make a difference?
- Who will be solicited?
- Are gifts to Nishimachi tax deductible?
- How are donors acknowledged?
- What is Nishimachi Foundation?
Restricted gifts are given with the understanding that they be used to address specific, designated needs of Nishimachi. Such gifts have supported the Outreach Scholarship program, campus development, community services program, Japanese social studies, visiting author program, technology, Tané Matsukata Fund for International Education, sports teams, arts program, and specific departments within the school.
We hope that parents will make Nishimachi their highest philanthropic priority while their children are students here. We also believe alumni will recognize the critical importance Nishimachi played in their success and will support the school's ability to provide similar opportunities for students.
Gifts to Nishimachi range in size from ¥1,500 to several million yen. Contributions should be in line with what you can afford. While leadership gifts are important for the school's economic strength, every gift does matter and every gift does make a difference. Strong financial support demonstrates the donor's understanding and commitment to the school.
In Japan: Nishimachi International School is certified as a Tokutei Koeki Zoshin Hojin (Special Public Interest Promotion Organization), and your donation may be tax-deductible.
In the U.S.: Nishimachi Foundation is a non-profit organization approved to receive tax-deductible gifts according to Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
Nishimachi Foundation is a tax-exempt non-profit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. The primary purposes are to furnish financial and administrative aid and support for educational programs and to assist in the building, establishing, maintaining and operating of schools in foreign countries and in the U.S. It has an independent, worldwide board and preferences for gifts may be suggested, but not mandated, by the donor.