How to Give

We are soliciting donations for the COVID-19 Relief scheme, intended to support fellows whose efforts to earn a degree or enter the workforce have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. We are also asking members of the Sylff community for donations to help finance this scheme. Your donation will be used exclusively to support fellows under this initiative.

Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, JCB, American Express, Diners Club)

To donate by credit card, go to the Bokinchan online system (external site), operated by Sonorite Co. Ltd.

Wire Transfer from Abroad

      • Account name: Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research
      • Account holder’s address: 3-2-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo 106-6234 Japan
      • Bank name: The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
      • Branch name: Shintomicho
      • Bank address: 1-18-1, Shintomicho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0033 Japan
      • Account number: 749-7127240
      • Swift code: BOTKJPJT

* Transfers may be made in US dollars, euros, and Japanese yen only.
**We kindly ask donors to cover the wire transfer fee, but the Foundation will pay the lifting charge.

Wire Transfer within Japan

Those residing in Japan who plan to donate through a domestic bank are kindly requested to transfer funds in JPY to a separate account.

      • 銀行名: 三菱 UFJ 銀行
      • 支店名: 新富町支店(749
      • 口座名: ザイ)トウキョウザイダンセイサクケンキュウショ
      • 口座の種類:普通
      • 口座番号: 1147713


A receipt will be issued if you request one. Those residing in Japan may use the receipt for tax deduction purposes. Instructions will be provided along with the receipt.

For those living outside of Japan, a standardized format will be sent to you upon request. You are responsible for confirming whether your donation is tax deductible in the country of your residence. You are also responsible for informing the secretariat of any special requests or information needed to apply for a deduction.

The secretariat may ask you to provide personal information to meet such a request. Please email your request or question to sylff[a] (replace [a] with @).

Your donation will be included in the budget of the initiative. It cannot be earmarked for specific beneficiaries, such as a Sylff institution or country.

Reports on the donations made will subsequently be posted on this website.

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