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Kawabe Memorial Fund


Last Updated: 2016-10-21

At A Glance

Kawabe Memorial Fund

(also known as Harry S. Kawabe Trust)

P.O. Box 3977, WA1-501-33-23

Seattle, WA United States 98124-2477

Telephone: 8003577094

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2015-12-31)

Assets: $4,159,079

Total giving: $183,000



Additional Contact Information

Toll-free tel.: (800) 848-7177; Additional contact: Natalie Lecher: e-mail:, tel.: (206) 406-6124


Trust established in 1971 in WA

Purpose and Activities

Giving to support and promote quality human services programming for the economically disadvantaged, children and the elderly. Some giving also as capital grants to churches, as well as scholarships to support teachers and the clergy. The Fund typically supports organizations serving the people of the Puget Sound area.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to selected graduating seniors of Seward High School, AK.

Fields of Interest

  • Child welfare
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Human services
  • Senior services
  • Theology
Population Groups
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Homeless people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2015-12-31

Assets: $4,159,079 (market value)

Expenditures: $247,224

Total giving: $183,000

Qualifying distributions: $216,429