Topics

NPOs need to be speedy and deliberate

NewsInsightsEssays: Civil Society in JapanVoices from JNPOCOther Topics

July 05, 2021 

Imagining Life on the Streets Today and Support in the Future: Field Report on Volunteer Experience

NewsInsightsEssays: Civil Society in JapanVoices from JNPOCOther Topics

February 05, 2021 

A Tough Country for Foreigners to Live? What Japanese society has not been able to do and what we can start doing now

NewsInsightsEssays: Civil Society in JapanVoices from JNPOCOther Topics

December 16, 2020 

The Role of Art in the Work of the Artists with Disabilities

NewsInsightsEssays: Civil Society in JapanVoices from JNPOCOther Topics

October 22, 2020 

The “Gender x Hashtag” movement: Turning “my” issues into “our” issues

NewsInsightsEssays: Civil Society in JapanVoices from JNPOCOther Topics

June 04, 2020 

Japan NPO Center Mid-Term Vision 2018-2022

Other Topics

August 01, 2018 

20 Years and Still Kicking – The 20-Year Celebration of Japan NPO Center.

Essays: Civil Society in Japan

by Katsuji Imata

December 06, 2016 

When Community Meets Isolation- An Interview with Tetsuaki Go

Other Topics

By Jiajia Zou, Yoshiko Ugawa

November 17, 2016 

Many thanks- It’s JNPOC’s 20th Anniversary!

Special

by JNPOC

November 02, 2016 

Nonprofits and SR (2): Taking Real Steps towards Social Responsibility

InsightsActivities / Voice of a nonprofit

by NN-Net (NPO/NGO Network for advancing Social Responsibility) Secretariat

September 15, 2016 

Nonprofits and SR (1): Redefining Nonprofits with Social Responsibility

Activities / Voice of a nonprofit

by NN-Net (NPO/NGO Network for advancing Social Responsibility) Secretariat

September 12, 2016 

Why is Evaluation Important for Nonprofit Organizations?

Voices from JNPOC

by Katsuji Imata

August 17, 2016 

Nonprofits in Japan

Overview

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

Resources

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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