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The following links are just a few examples of grants through the Tateuchi Foundation:

Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship

The Seattle Foundation offers scholarship funds to a variety of eligible students. In partnership with the Tateuchi Foundation they have created the Atsuhiko Tateuchi Memorial Scholarship which provides $5,000 renewable scholarships to 10 students in the Pacific Rim states who are of Japanese or Asian ancestry and meet all academic requirements.


Seattle Foundation



Tateuchi Democracy Forum

The Tateuchi Public Program Series, hosted by the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, enhances the connection between Japan and the United States through the perspective of art, music, culture, and politics. The Forum will present a film screening of the 10th anniversary of The Fast and Furious, Tokyo Drift with a panel discussion to follow, and a screening of the new film, Under the Blood Red Sun, to begin 2016.


Japanese American National Museum



Tateuchi Galleries

With three sites open year round, the Seattle Art Museum continues to broaden its reach with grants from the Tateuchi Foundation. From October 2015 through April 2016 the Tateuchi Gallery at the Asian Art Museum campus is featuring Paradox of Place: Contemporary Korean Art, six leading-edge Korean contemporary artists. The art forms include mixed-media installation and video art, and addresses paradoxes in Korean art and society.


Seattle Art Museum



The San Francisco Asian Art Museum is currently hosting Prototyping in the Tateuchi Gallery. This exhibition provides a hands-on experience inviting guests to touch, look, and experience art through the senses. Multiple methods of learning and sharing are being tested, and the museum is encouraging investigation and feedback from the public. This collection can be seen through April 10, 2016.


San Francisco Asian Art Museum Exhibition



Tateuchi Story Theatre

A grant to build the Tateuchi Story Theatre within Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum provides a venue for cultural and historical events relating to Pacific Asian Americans with a 59 seat multimedia stage open year round to the public. It opened May 31, 2008 and continues to expand its programming with additional grants each year from the Tateuchi Foundation.


Wing Luke Museum



Tateuchi Hall

The Community School of Music and Arts is a nonprofit center for arts education bringing the visual and performing arts experience to more than a quarter million people in Silicon Valley. In 2004 this organization completed a new campus in Mountain View, California. The "Jewel in the Crown" of this new facility is Tateuchi Hall, a 200+ seat concert and performance space. Each year, a grant from the Tateuchi Foundation funds Japanese-oriented performances at Tateuchi Hall.


Community School of Music and Arts



Tateuchi Viewing Pavilion & Tateuchi Loop Trail

A capital grant from the Tateuchi Foundation was used by the City of Bellevue to build a Viewing Pavilion, a Bridge and a Viewing Deck to enhance this already spectacular Northwest Garden. These structures at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens were dedicated in May 2004.


Another capital grant paid for the addition of a half mile loop trail featuring the highlights of the botanical garden.


Bellevue Botanical Gardens Tateuchi Pavilion & Tateuchi Loop Trail



Tateuchi Plaza

The Tateuchi Foundation has made a multi-year grant to the capital campaign for Seattle Libraries, which opened an innovative new central library in May of 2004. Its main entrance on Fourth Avenue is known as Tateuchi Plaza and features the exquisite fountain of renown sculptor late George Tsutakawa.


Tateuchi Plaza



Tateuchi Center

The Tateuchi Center will be a multiple venue, multi-disciplinary performing arts center located in downtown Bellevue. Intended to host local-based and touring regional, national, and international performers, the Tateuchi Center expects the highest caliber performances to enrich, educate, and entertain audiences in the greater Seattle area and beyond.


With a significant multi-year groundbreaking grant, the Atsuhiko & Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation has earned the honor of being the Center’s namesake. A portion of this grant will go towards Japan and Asia-focused programming, continuing the Tateuchi legacy of promoting international understanding through organizations committed to cultural diversity.


Tateuchi Center



University of Washington – Foster School of Business

The Tateuchi Foundation continues to support the UW Foster School of Business through the funding of the Atsuhiko Tateuchi Resource Room for undergraduate student’s career advancements.


The Tateuchi Foundation Asian Business Distinguished Speaker Event hosted Japanese Ambassador John V. Roos speaking on Asia’s business implications and opportunities.


Tateuchi Foundation Asian Business Distinguished Speaker Event



University of Washington – East Asia Library

The Tateuchi Foundation has been supporting the Japan Studies Pre-Catalog Project at the University of Washington since 2008, including the on-going support of a visiting Japanese Librarian.


University of Washington – East Asia Library



Tateuchi Women’s Health Care Initiative

International Community Health Services provides affordable and culturally appropriate health care services to Seattle and King County’s Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities, as well as other underserved communities. A grant from the Tateuchi Foundation fills the gap left from state funding deficits for preventative screenings for breast and cervical cancers.


International Community Health Services



Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony strives to build a global community with the most forward-looking orchestras in America. The Tateuchi Foundation supported the Jon Nakamatsu concert series in 2015 and is a sponsor for the 2016 “Celebrate Asia” event.


Seattle Symphony



Tateuchi Lobby

Nihonmachi Little Friends is a non-profit, multi-cultural childcare center providing Japanese/English bilingual education in San Francisco’s Japantown. Through donors like the Tateuchi Foundation, the Nihonmachi Little Friends community was able to restore the original Japanese YWCA into their permanent facility. The entrance of the remodeled facility is proudly named The Tateuchi Lobby.


Nihonmachi Little Friends



Portland Japanese Garden

The Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation continues to support the Campaign to build and expand the Portland Japanese Garden. The Foundation will be recognized by the naming of the Village Courtyard when the expansion is complete.


Portland Japanese Garden