San Francisco Japantown Foundation Awards Grants to 15 Organizations for 2008

The San Francisco Japantown Foundation last night announced the recipients of its 2008 grants during a presentation event at the Asian Art Musuem.

The foundation’s 2008 competitive grants totaled $25,000 and were divided among 12 organizations in varying amounts of $5,000 or less.  The foundation also approved $65,000 in special grants, made possible by an additional donation from Jack Hirose, to three Japantown organizations: Nihonmachi Little Friends, Kimochi, Inc. and Golden Gate Optimist Club.

Organizations receiving competitive grants include:

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