Why is Evaluation Important for Nonprofit Organizations?

Voices from JNPOC

by Katsuji Imata

August 17, 2016  New!

The Children’s Cafeteria works to alleviate child poverty through food, the movement has spread over across Japan

InsightsActivities / Voice of a nonprofit

by Shinji Moriya (Editional Board of NPO no Hiroba)

July 11, 2016 

Seeking ‘Tomorrow’s Way of Living’ (Asukura) and Going Beyond Disaster Recovery

Tohoku Interview: Exploration of a Fuller Life

by katsuji Imata

June 07, 2016 

Five years after 3.11- the struggles of Fukushima’s farmers continue

Tohoku Interview: Fukushima & Farmers

Katsuji Imata

May 13, 2016 

Local Cuisine Galore! A High School Student Restaurant

Activities / Voice of a nonprofit

by Yasushi Okamoto (Editional Board of NPO no Hiroba)

April 22, 2016 

How Do We Build the Communities We Want, Together? : Kohaku Future Center Part1

Tohoku Interview: Community Building

by Bob Stilger

April 06, 2016 

Nonprofits in Japan


Overview of Civic Activities and "NPOs" in Japan

Legal Framework

Different Legal Status of Nonprofit Organizations in Japan

About NPO Law

Its History, Significance, and Brief Content

Size and Scope of NPOs

Detailed information on Specified Nonprofit Corporations

Key Understanding

Key concepts that create enabling and supportive environment for nonprofits

Q & A

Collection of frequently asked questions about Japanese nonprofit organizations


Useful information on learning more about Japanese nonprofits and civil society

About Japan NPO Center

Who We Are

Supporting civic activities and promoting cross-sector collaboration, JNPOC acts as a national infrastructure organization for the growing nonprofit sector in Japan.

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What We Do

JNPOC offers various programs/services such as capacity-building programs, civil society forums, policy-oriented reseach, and disaster-recovery programs with various partners.

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