The Japan Society of Northern California relies on contributions from our members, corporations, foundations and concerned individuals who share our vision and mission. Your generosity lets us give back to the Bay Area through our events, programming and community support.

Corporate Memberships

Corporate membership gives you a place at the table as a Japan Society strategic partner, and an in to valuable networking opportunities within our corporate community. The Society’s reputation and prestige are assets that grow through the active participation of our many corporate members.

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Japanese Corporate Membership

There is now a way for Japanese companies who do not have a presence in the Bay Area to take advantage of a new non-resident membership category. The Japan Society of Northern California provides a unique venue for Japanese business executives to network with a diverse group of people living and working in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area. It is a place to make business connections, gather information, and develop strong personal relationships with local people who have an interest in Japan.

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Leadership Circle Membership

The Japan Society of Northern California Leadership Circle is a select group of individuals with a special affinity for Japan and the Japan-America intersection, who receive special access to unique programming in intimate and interactive settings in exchange for greater financial support of the Society. Leadership Circle members are recognized at JSNC events and on the JSNC website for their special contributions to the Society.

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Individual Memberships

Individual membership gives you a chance to participate in the US-Japan dialogue. Meet the scholars, officials, opinion leaders and artists who drive this crucial relationship. As a member, you will be the first to know about upcoming events, as well as receive significant discounts for Society activities and classes.

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The Japan Society always welcomes donations, both financial and in-kind, to help us further our mission. Please click here for more information.