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The Hitachi Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-06-04

At A Glance

The Hitachi Foundation

1215 17th St., N.W., 3rd Fl.

Washington, DC United States 20036-3019

Telephone: (202) 457-0588


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $23,816,338

Total giving: $890,698






Established in 1985 in DC

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports organizations involved with education, employment, and economically disadvantaged people.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Good Companies @ Work Program

Formerly the Business and Work program, Good Companies @ Work will operate as a catalyst for firms to create and sustain quality jobs by drawing attention to innovative business approaches. See foundation web site for additional information.

Grants to Individuals Program

Awards for young entrepreneurs in the U.S. for establishing a financially viable business for low-wealth Americans.

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has placed its PRI-making on hold.

Fields of Interest

  • Employment
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $23,816,338 (market value)

Expenditures: $4,265,704

Total giving: $890,698

Qualifying distributions: $2,693,857