The Kozuki Foundation first established in 1982 under
the name Kozuki Foundation for Education. It has
contributed to promoting and developing sports, educational, cultural and social support activities
for more than 30 years. The foundation is committed to making a greater social
contribution while seeking to offer programs that meet the needs of the times.
*The foundation was established by Kagemasa Kozuki, the founder and the current Chairman of KONAMI CORPORATION.
*The foundation is a major shareholder of KONAMI CORPORATION, and carries out its operations with the share dividends.
- [ Support Sports Athletes ]
Supporting sports athletes and Instructors representing Japan, to arrange circumstances for improving their competitiveness and their own records
- [ Kozuki Sports Award ]
- Presenting awards to sports athletes and instructors representing Japan, who have achieved outstanding results in Olympic Games, World Championships, or other equivalent athletic meetings.
- [ Subsidy for Sports related Organizations and Games ]
- Providing subsidies for international and nationwide tournaments and athletic meetings, held by sports related organizations to be specified by the Foundation.
- [ Subsidy for Sports related Research Activities ]
- Providing subsidies for researches in the fields of sports medical science, and sports science in order to contribute to nurture excellent sports athletes representing Japan.
The 11th Authorization Ceremony of Sports Athletes Support Program
(August 22, 2012)
Education & Culture
- [ Subsidy to Cartoonists and Animators ]
- Providing subsidies to nurture persons from age 15 to about 25, who are aiming to be cartoonists, animators, illustrators and the like, and are selected by examinations of piece of work, practical skill and individual interview.
- [ Subsidy for Promotion of Educational and Cultural related Activities ]
- Providing subsidies to educational, cultural and social support related organizations, for the promotion of educational, cultural and social support related activities.
The 9th Authorization Ceremony of Subsidy to
Cartoonists and Animators Program（July 3,2012）