The activities of the Inamori Foundation reflect the lifelong beliefs of its founder that people have no higher calling than to strive for the greater good of humankind and society and that the future of humanity can be assured only when there is a balance between scientific development and the enrichment of the human spirit. The Foundation seeks to actively promote peace and prosperity among all people on earth through the promotion of mutual understanding. It does this through programs of public recognition and the support of creative activities to foster science, culture, and the enrichment of the human spirit, as well as through social contributions.


Name Inamori Foundation
Established April 12, 1984
Net Assets 128.3 billion yen (as of March 31, 2023)
Administrative Agency The Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
Address 620 Suiginya-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8411 Japan
TEL. +81-75-353-7272
FAX. +81-75-353-7270