Corporate Obligations and ResponsibilitiesDonations and Sponsorships

Yahoo Japan Corporation (“Yahoo! JAPAN”) provides donations and sponsorships for initiatives that promote an IT society and address social problems.

Donations through Yahoo! Fund

Donations made through Yahoo! Fund for fiscal 2017 are as follows.

Fiscal 2017 Donations

Continued support towards Mex (portal consultation website for teenagers) JPY 27,264,946
Support Fund for 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake JPY 76,659,454
Emergency Support Fund for July 2017 North Kyushu Heavy Rain Disaster JPY 66,279,753
Support Fund for July 2017 Akita Heavy Rain Disaster JPY 5,504,300
Emergency Support Fund for 2017 Typhoon No. 18 Disaster JPY 10,976,622
Contributions for 2017 Typhoon No. 21 Disaster JPY 2,000,000
Emergency Support Fund for East Taiwan Earthquake JPY 146,725,768

* Continued support towards Mex (portal consultation website for teenagers) includes donations from Internet Mirai Fund.
Other totals include donations and contributions from the Mirai Disaster Relief Fund, contributions from users via emergency support funds, and matching donations from Yahoo! JAPAN.
Support Fund for 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake includes donations from YAHUOKU!, Minna no Charity, Yahoo! Shopping Kumamoto Oita Recovery Support.

Fiscal 2017 Support Funding

Great East Japan Earthquake Reconstruction Support Fund JPY 17,909,000
Disaster Prevention and Reduction Support Fund JPY 5,400,000
Support Funding for Student Volunteers’ Recovery Support Activities JPY 6,648,224
Support Funding for Program to Support Student Volunteers’ Summer Vacation Recovery Support Activities JPY 3,892,340
Support Funding for Tour de Tohoku Fund JPY 8,376,000

*Figures above are total amount of fund for fiscal 2017.

Related problem solving keyword

  • Assistance for NPOs

Donations Obtained through Yahoo! Internet Fund Raising

2017 donations obtained through Yahoo! Internet Fund Raising are as follows.

Yahoo! Internet Fund Raising Results

Collection Period April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018
Donation Amount JPY 563,711,385
Cumulative Total (November 2004 to March 2018) JPY 3,960,869,495

Through donations, Yahoo! Internet Fund Raising supports projects that solve various issues and social problems such as recovery of disaster affected areas, children in poverty, killing of pets, etc.

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  • Assistance for NPOs

Support for Volunteer Activities for High School Students

Yahoo! JAPAN supports the High School Student Volunteer Award, a nationwide assembly for volunteer activities, backed by the Cabinet Office and NHK Public Welfare Organization. Through Yahoo! Internet Fund Raising, we established a fund to provide operating capital and contributed to its publicity.

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  • Assistance for NPOs

Active Collaboration with a Nonprofit Sector

Yahoo! JAPAN is a supporting member of the Japan Association of New Public, a group formed by NPO representatives and social entrepreneurs who are solving social issues in the forefront. In addition to regularly exchanging information, Yahoo! JAPAN strives to address social issues by promoting cooperation across sectors through activities such as collaborative events at LODGE, our co-working space.

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  • Assistance for NPOs

Collaboration Plan between LODGE and Public Interest Groups

LODGE is a co-working space in Kioicho, Tokyo office covering 1,330 m2. It was designed to induce open collaboration to foster surprising! innovations.
In addition to allowing NPOs addressing a variety of social issues to use the event space free of charge, joint workshops and events on topics including social issues, regional revitalization are held in collaboration with Yahoo! JAPAN.

The picture of co-working space

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  • Assistance for NPOs

Sponsorship of Technology and Development Events

In fiscal 2017, we sponsored the iOS Developers Conference Japan 2017, Developers Summit 2017 Summer, Developers Summit 2017 Kansai, Developers Summit 2017 Kyushu, Developer Summit 2018, Japan Identity Cloud Summit, Tokyo Node Festival 2017, Regional Scrum Gathering Tokyo 2018, JANOG40 Meeting, JANOG41 Meeting、DroidKaigi 2018, try! Swift Tokyo 2018 and other events.
Additionally, documents used by the engineers and designers of Yahoo! JAPAN are available to the public via Slideshare.

Related problem solving keyword

  • Development of IT human resources