Relief Agencies Working in Japan
The Marin Community Foundation has compiled this list of nonprofit agencies doing relief work in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list. Other lists are available on the websites of various media outlets. MCF does not endorse these organizations and provides this list for reference purposes only
Donors at MCF can recommend grants to these, or any other agency of their choice, by using the Grant Recommendation Form in MCF Donor Express. They can also call their philanthropic advisor to discuss how they can support relief efforts.
American Red Cross
Contributions to the American Red Cross International Relief Fund will support the organization’s disaster relief efforts for those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific.
Donations to the Give2Asia Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Fund will support both short- and long-term recovery needs of survivors. Specific projects of greatest need are under assessment by Tokyo-based local advisors.
International Medical Corps
A response team from this organization is on the ground in the earthquake zone, coordinating with local officials to provide medical care and supplies to communities not yet reached.
Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
A long-standing local organization and MCF partner, the JCCNC will distribute 100% of donations received to support the citizen relief efforts in Japan’s most affected areas.
Save the Children
This organization, which has had a strong presence in Japan since 1986, has an immediate goal of $5 million to launch longer-term recovery efforts for children affected by Japan's earthquake and tsunami.