Make a Gift

Thank you for supporting the Japan House. Please indicate the donation amount and which fund(s) you would like your donation directed to. After confirming the amount, you will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation's secure Online Giving site for your personal and credit card information.

Japan House Annual Fund

Please enter a donation amount based on one of the membership levels outlined below:

Matsu Membership


Pine (Major Benefactor)

 / $5000

Kiku Membership


Chrysanthemum (Benefactor)

 / $1000

Sakura Membership


Cherry Blossom (Patron)

 / $500

Ume Membership


Plum (Donor)

 / $250

Take Membership


Bamboo (Family)

 / $100

Momiji Membership


Maple (Individual)

 / $50

Ayame Membership


Iris (Student)

 / $30

Kimiko Gunji Legacy Fund

This fund was established in honor of Professor Kimiko Gunji to support visiting artists, projects and classes at Japan House that continue to share the principles and philosophies that Gunji Sensei shared during her years of teaching.


Ogura-Sato Japan House Annex Fund

This fund was established to support the design and construction of a much needed Annex to Japan House. It is hoped, that with your support, the project which includes a designated classroom, an accessible tearoom, offices, storage, and café.


Ben Enta Japan House Yukonowa Internship Program Fund

This fund supports our internship program for 8 – 10 students a year to develop and assist in programming, engagement efforts, and activities that share traditional Japanese Arts and Culture with our community and campus. 


James and Lorene Bier Japan House Gardens Fund

This fund generously supports the maintenance, development, and growth of the Japan House Gardens.