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There are various ways for you to send your hopes and dreams to people in Asia through ACT.

Donations to ACT are subject to deduction of income, corporate or inheritance taxes.
Tax-deductible donations under Japanese laws

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"I want to specify the project area of focus, country or region."
"I want to set up a fund with a specific name."

1. Setting up a "Special Fund"

Through a donation of JPY 10 million or more, you can set up a "Special Fund" within ACT where you can specify the name of the fund, as well as the project area and country/region to be supported by the fund.
ACT can realize your will to contribute to the society through fast and simple steps, instead of going through a process of setting up a foundation or a new and independent charitable trust.(※)
ACT "Special Funds"
How to set up a "Special Fund"

※In addition to the project area of focus, target country/region and name of the fund, the details of the grant program, as well as method of reporting by the Secretariat can be tailored according to your preferences. Please consult the Secretariat for more details.

"I have no preference in the project area of focus, country/region or name of the fund."
"I want decide on the amount and timing of the donation."

2. Donating to ACT's "General Fund"

There are two courses for donations of any amount: (1) a donation to the "General Fund," which supports projects regardless of area of focus (within the areas supported by ACT), and/or country/region, and (2) a donation to an existing "Special Fund" of your choice.
A donation of JPY 10 million or more may be made on either course.

▶ You may deposit your donation to:

   Postal transfer account of ACT (Japan Post Bank Company, Limited): 00100-6-19755
    Account name:  公益信託アジアコミュニティトラスト
         (Asian Community Trust)


    ※You may also deposit your donation at the teller window of the following banks: Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking, Mizuho Trust & Banking, Resona Bank
    ※You may request for ACT bank transfer forms (no transfer fee) from the Secretariat.


"I want to donate to an existing Special Fund."

3. Specified donation to an existing "Special Fund"

Donations to an existing "Special Fund" will be used for funding projects in accordance with the area of focus and country/region specified when the said "Special Fund" was created.

▶ Special Funds that accept additional donations

・Asian People's Partnership Support Fund
(This fund supports the mutual growth and development through the sharing of experiences, ideas and knowledge between Japanese citizens and persons such as landless farmers, slum residents, and socially marginalized people of other countries in Asia where Japan caused great damage during World War II.)

Support activities that help the mutual growth and development of people of Japan and other Asian countries which received damage from Japan during the Second World War through networking and sharing
The "Asian People's Partnership Support Fund" is accepting donations.

 The "Asian People's Partnership Support Fund" was established in 2009 by 2 Japanese citizens with an endowment of 20 million yen. As of FY2015, it has provided grants to 13 projects that promote grassroots interaction and cooperation among people of Japan and 16 other Asian countries (Total amount: JPY 16,540,061).

Download the "Asian People's Partnership Support Fund" pamphlet(PDF)

■How to donate to the "Asian People's Partnership Support Fund"
 Please accomplish the designated donation form (PDF) and send it via post or FAX to the address/number below. You will receive instructions the bank transfer details.
 Tax deductions are applicable for donations of JPY 2,000 and above.

■For inquiries on donations to the "Asian People's Partnership Support Fund", please contact:
Charitable Trust Group, Retail Banking Business Unit,
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
1-4-5, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8212, Japan
Tel: 0120-622372(Toll-free)
  Open Mondays through Fridays 9:00-17:00
* Please contact the ACT Secretariat for inquiries in English.


"I want to support ACT periodically as a member."

4. Long-term support as a "supporting member"

You can provide continuous support to the activities of ACT in general by becoming a "supporting member." Your membership fee goes to the "General Fund" and is used in approved grant projects on areas or countries/regions assigned by ACT and funded by the General Fund, as well as a part of the administrative costs of ACT.

▶Types of membership
  ・Individual membership: Annual fee JPY 10,000*
  ・Corporate membership: Annual fee JPY 50,000*
  *Any amount in the specified increment is possible.
  Membership is effective from the day of payment of the appropriate fee and is valid for one year from the date of payment.

▶You may deposit your membership fee to:

   Postal transfer account of ACT (Japan Post Bank Company, Limited): 00100-6-19755
    Account name:  公益信託アジアコミュニティトラスト

         (Asian Community Trust)

    ※You may also deposit your donation at the teller window of the following banks: Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking, Mizuho Trust & Banking, Resona Bank
    ※You may request for ACT bank transfer forms (no transfer fee) from the Secretariat.