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High-Energy Accelerator Organization (KEK) Promotes Contribution Project


Privileges of donation

Investiture of Titles

Special Honorary Members10 million yen of more over100 million yen or more over
Honorary Members5 million yen or more over50 million yen or more over
Special Contributing Members1 million yen or more over10 million yen or more over
Contributing Members 300 thousand yen or more3 million yen or more over
Supporting Members100 thousand yen or more1 million yen or more over

Tax Benefits (in Japan)

Donation by Individuals

Donations in excess of 2000 yen are eligible for income-tax deduction, up to a limit of 40% of your annual income in the applicable year. You can use the receipt for your donation as an exemption certificate.

Donation by Corporations

Donations of any amount to the KEK may be included as deductible expenses for tax purposes.

Present a commemorative shield

We present commemorative shields to Special Honorary Members, Honorary Members, and Special Contributing Members. Contributing Members and Supporting Members will receive a letter of appreciation.

Your name is displayed


Kobayashi Hall, on the first floor of the main research building, is named in honor of KEK Special Honorable Professor Makoto Kobayashi, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2008 and is now a symbol of KEK. A plate with your name engraved will be displayed in the entrance of Kobayashi Hall. There are various sizes and colors of nameplates, depending on the amount of your donation.

Invitation to KEK Seminars (now in progress)

This is for Supporting Members or above. We will provide you with more information about this through the KEK Web page.

Informal Gathering with KEK Director General (now in progress)

This is for Contributing Members or above.

Special Honorary MembersIn perpetuity
Honorary Members20 years
Special Contributing Members10 years
Contributing Members1 year

Invitation to KEK concerts with assigned VIP seats (now in progress)

Several times a year KEK invites professional artists who are active domestically and internationally to perform in free music concerts to promote interactions between the people of the region and KEK.

Other Privileges

We will send donors information about our seminars and events by email newsletters. We are also planning to add various privileges for donors. We sincerely ask for your continued support.

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