2017-2018 Donors

The U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation is extremely grateful for the generous support of our donors who have made it possible to grant Bridging Foundation Scholars scholarships to assist U.S. undergraduates study in Japan and implement the TeamUp initiative. Thank you.

Bridging Foundation Scholars

Lead Donor
The Freeman Foundation

Other Donors
Aflac Japan
AIG Japan Holdings K.K.
Amway Japan G.K.
Ronald and Maria Anderson
Bloomberg News Japan
Neal and Heather Cox
Exxon Mobil G.K.
Jean Falvey
Yoshiaki Fujiki
Ellen Hammond and Yasuo Ohdera
Harry and Yumiko Hill
Ichigo Asset Management
Japan Foundation
Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission
J-Prep Scholars
Lockheed Martin Global, Inc.
Margaret Mihori
Mission Value Partners
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Morgan Stanley MUFG Japan
Deanna Marcum
Patricia Maclachlan and Zoltan Barany
Anne Nishimura Morse
Robert and Janette Noddin
Oak Lawn Marketing
ORIX Americas Miyauchi Charitable Foundation
T.J. Pempel
Susan Pharr and Robert Mitchell
Thierry and Yasko Porté
Roche Family Foundation
Leonard Schoppa
David Sneider
George and Brad Takei
Temple University Japan
Toyota Motor North America
U.S.-Japan Council TOMODACHI Initiative

Ira Wolf Memorial Scholarship Fund

Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky and Edward Cohen
Amy Berger
Lawrence Bruser
Pablo and Paula Collins
Wendy Cutler
Mary Davidson and Matthew Seiden
Bill Farrell
Matthew Goodman
Carl Green
Larry Greenwood
Amy Jackson
Charles D. Lake II and Seiko Lake
Edward Lincoln
Elliot Maxwell
Vice President Walter Mondale
Robert (Skipp) Orr
Christopher Padilla
Amy Porges
Barbara Pryor
Andy Saidel
Richard and Debra Samuels
Marjorie  Searing
Ambassodor Ira Shapiro and Nancy Shapiro
Laurie Sherman
Jim Southwick
Bruce Stokes
Irving Williamson
Patrick Windham and Arati Prabhakar
Adam Wolf
Eloise Wolf
Evan Wolf
Jeanne Wolf
Lacy Wolf
Lyla Wolf

Bridging Scholars Alumni Scholarship Fund

Paul Godwin Clawson
Chris Herbert
Stephanie Klapper
E’Narda McCallister
Bradley Ramos
Megan Kate Schufreider
Kevin Sollomich
Lance Sweatt


U.S. Embassy Tokyo

We apologize for any errors or omissions in the list of donors. Kindly notify the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation (USJBF) of any corrections to this list. USJBF is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are fully tax-deductible under the U.S. IRS code. Donations made in Japan and/or with Japanese yen may be tax deductible through arrangements with the Japan Foundation.