Private contributions have, and continue, to help make the Japan Studies Program at the University of Washington one of the best Japan studies programs in the country. Every gift has a direct effect on the core mission of the program to focus on students' learning and on research. Support from individuals and corporations preserves the breadth and depth of Japan Studies scholarship, and reinforces our commitment to excellence.

All gifts are 100% tax deductible. 'Unrestricted Gifts' provide the flexibility to respond to immediate needs and opportunities. They enable us to attract and reward faculty and students, keep abreast of new developments in teaching and technology, and launch new initiatives. With unrestricted gifts we can continue to offer our students an unparalleled education. There are several ways in which to provide your support the program: gifts may be made to Japan Studies on-line through the University's secure site located at " GIFT ONLINE ". Giving via check is possible by making checks payable to "University of Washington Foundation" and sending them to:

Japan Studies Program
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195-3650 U.S.A.

Gifts are tax-deductible as specified by IRS regulations, and gifts of securities may have additional tax benefits. In addition, bequests, trusts and other planned gifts can offer significant tax benefits.

For planned giving, in-kind support, and other options, please contact Ellen Eskenazi at Japan Studies Outreach at (206) 685-9997 or by contacting the program at:

Pursuant to RCW 109.09, the University of Washington is registered as a charitable organization with the Secretary of State, State of Washington. For more information, call 1-800-332-4483.

Japan Studies Program
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195-3650

Kenneth B. Pyle
Acting Program Chair

Ellen Eskenazi
Outreach and Program Development

Martha Walsh
Senior Program Associate