Bestow honorary titles depending on donation amount in accordance with the criteria below
|Special Honorary Members||10 million yen or more||100 million yen or more|
|Honorary Members||5 million yen or more||50 million yen or more|
|Special Contributing Members||1 million yen or more||10 million yen or more|
|Contributing Members||300 thousand yen or more||3 million yen or more|
|Supporting Members||100 thousand yen or more||1 million yen or more|
Tax Benefits (for Residents in Japan)
For Individual Donation
Taxable Income Deduction
The portion of your donation exceeding 2000 yen is eligible for taxable income deduction, up to the amount of 40% of your annual taxable income in the applicable year. You can use the receipt for your donation as a certificate for application of the deduction.
Resident Tax Deduction
If KEK is designated by the local prefectures or municipalities you reside as an organization eligible for donation tax deduction, the amounts shown below will be deducted from your individual resident taxes in next calendar year, up to the amount of 30% of your annual taxable income.
Donation designated by Prefectures: (donation amount – 2000 yen) x 4%
Donation designated by Municipalities: (donation amount – 2000 yen) x 6%
* There are many prefectures and municipalities who designate KEK as an organization eligible for the tax benefits, such as Ibaraki prefecture and Tsukuba city.
For Corporate Donation
Donations of any amount to the KEK may be included in deductible expenses for tax purposes.
Present a commemorative shield
Special Honorary Members, Honorary Members, and Special Contributing Members will earn commemorative shield, while Contributing Members and Supporting Members will receive a letter of gratitude.
Display Donor Names in The Kobayashi Hall in the KEK Tsukuba Campus
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. For the donors who earned honorary titles, the nameplates with their names engraved will be displayed in the entrance of the Kobayashi Hall. Sizes and colors vary depending on the honorary titles the donors have.
Annual Party hosted by the KEK Director General for gratitude to donors
The donors with the honorary titles will be invited to the annual party for the period according to the criteria below.
|Special Honorary Members||In perpetuity|
|Honorary Members||20 years|
|Special Contributing Members||10 years|
|Contributing & Supporting Members||1 year|
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.
We are also planning to add a variety of new benefits for donors. We sincerely ask for your continued support.