1984 Inamori Foundation established

Inamori Foundation established

1985 1st Inamori Grants Presentation Ceremony held

1st Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony held in the presence of Prince and Princess Mikasa (-1992)
and Queen Silvia of Sweden
The Special Commemorative Kyoto Prize awarded to the Nobel Foundation

1st Inamori Grants Presentation Ceremony

1990 Kyoto Prize laureates granted audiences with the Emperor and Empress of Japan (-2003)

Laureates with Emperor and Empress

1993 Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony attended by Prince and Princess Takamado (-2002)

Prince and Princess Takamado

1997 Research Grant recipients’ cross-disciplinary association, Seiwa Scholars Society, established

1st Seiwa Scholars Society

2001 “A Call for Leadership: The United States and Japan” conference held in Tokyo

Special Classes for High School Students by Kyoto Prize laureates held in Kyoto

Special Classes for High School Students

2002 Kyoto Prize Symposium held in San Diego, California, U.S.A.

Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA) co-established with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

1st Kyoto Prize Symposium in San Diego

2003 1st batch of Inamori Fellows sent to AILA (-2014)

Honorary President of the Inamori Foundation assumed by Princess Takamado

The Kyoto International Culture Forum “In Quest of Kokoro / Human Minds for This Planet” held with the Kyoto Prefectural Government and Kyoto University (-2007)

Inamori Fellows on AILA program

2004 1st CSIS Kyoto Forum held (-2009)

Kyoto Prize 20th Anniversary Forum held

Kyoto Prize 20th Anniversary Forum

2005 Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence established at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio, U.S.A. with a donation from the Inamori Foundation

Forum for University Students held as an opportunity for direct dialogues with Kyoto Prize laureates

Inamori International Center established

2006 Kids’ Event held as an interactive program for elementary or junior high school students and Kyoto Prize laureates

Kyoto Prize Kids Event

2007 Symposium commemorating German Chancellor Merkel’s visit to Japan co-sponsored with the Mainichi Newspapers

Symposium by German Chancellor Merkel

2008 1st Inamori Ethics Prize Ceremony held at Case Western Reserve University

Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyoto University

Support for Kokoro Research Center at Kyoto University

Activity of the Environment, Civilization and Ethics Research Association (-2010)

Inamori Center at Kyoto University

2009 Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyushu University

Inamori Center at Kyushu University

2011 Inamori Foundation authorized as a public interest incorporated foundation

Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Grants issued

2012 Inamori Foundation Endowed Course “Global Public Ethics and Social Innovation” established at the Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University

OSIPP Course Presentation Ceremony

2014 Lecture given by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore to commemorate the Inamori Foundation’s 30th anniversary

Support for Kyoto Prize laureates’ Lectures in Kagoshima

1st KUIP (Kyoto University-Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium) held

Foundation’s 30th Anniversary Lecture

2015 Support for Kyoto Kokoro Initiative at Kyoto University

Kyoto Kokoro Initiative

2016 Hamburg Ballet Japan Tour 2016 in Celebration of 2015 Kyoto Prize Laureate John Neumeier

Matsuyama Ballet Kyoto Performance “New Version Swan Lake”

The students from remote islands were invited at Kyoto Prize Kagoshima Lectures

Matsuyama Ballet Kyoto Performance

2017 “Kyoto Prize at Oxford” ― Kyoto Prize to Europe

Kyoto Prize at Oxford

2018 Hamburg Ballet Kyoto Tour 2018 sponsored by Inamori Foundation

Hamburg Ballet Kyoto Tour