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.
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 variety of programming throughout the year, including a discussion with Panjak Mishra, author of Age of Anger and the showing of a film, Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawai’i, which focuses on the Hawaiian experience of mass incarcerations for Japanese American soldiers.
The San Francisco Asian Art Museum is currently hosting Philippine Art: Collecting Art, Collecting Memories in the Tateuchi Thematic Gallery. This exhibition tells fascinating stories of the Philippines through carvings, jewelry, textiles, and postwar genre paintings. It is one of the first in the United States to present the Philippine art from the precolonial period to the present day.
The Tateuchi Gallery in Seattle’s Asian Art Museum is closed for renovation.
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 Americas 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.
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. In February of 2018, the Tateuchi Foundation supported a Benefit Concert featuring pianist Mari Kodama.
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.
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 UW Foster School of Business continues to host the Tateuchi Foundation Asian Business Distinguished Speaker Series. This series of annual speakers focuses on US-Japan business opportunities, and brings in such speakers as the former Japan Ambassador to the US, Ichiro Fujisaki (2017).
The Seattle Symphony strives to build a global community with one of the most forward-looking orchestras in America. The Tateuchi Foundation will sponsor this year’s visiting conductor, Kazuki Yamada. Mr. Yamada is the Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo.
The Foundation continues to support the Education Program Link-Up and the
2018 Celebrate Asia event.
Since 1963 the Seattle Opera has cultivate a rich, cultural life in the Pacific Northwest with high caliber performances season after season. In the 2017 season, the Tateuchi Foundation sponsored a performance of the international favorite, Puccini’s Madame Butterfly.
Classical King FM
The Tateuchi Foundation is supporting two programs at Classical King FM: the on-demand podcasts of On-Stage and the implementation of the Grand Piano Hour. The Grand Piano Hour is performed for a live audience once a month and features some of the finest pianists from around the country.
The Portland Japanese Garden has recognized the foundation with the naming of the new Cultural Village entrance: The Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation Village Courtyard. The Tateuchi Courtyard greets visitors with a wide-open space allowing room for seasonal performances and demonstrations in the traditional Japanese arts.
Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library receives an annual grant from the Tateuchi Foundation to support the ESL Literacy Project, as well as the acquisition of children’s books and Japanese language books.