Foundation Grants

JASC is proud to have been chosen by local and nationally recognized foundations supporting our ongoing programs.

Chick sexers, ca. 1949. Employment opportunities were somewhat scarce, and many new Chicago residents became chick sexers. The National Chick Sexing School advertised regularly in the Chicago Japanese American Year Book and promised “big paying jobs.”

Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelly Foundation Grant for Legacy Center Archives
Awarded in July 2013







Ishida-Winifred Foundation for Out-of-the-House Program

Awarded in August 2016








Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Chicago Foundation for Tampopo Kai Program & Elementary School-Age Japanese Language Program
Awarded in October 2016




School meeting in Whitefish, ca. 1926. Cho is far left, holding Fumi. Yuki is sitting, right of her mother Cho.

Richard H. Driehaus Foundation/ MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture for Legacy Center Archives
Awarded in December 2013




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