History of Hakuho Foundation
Publishes education journals including Kyoiku shimbun and Gaku no tomo
Establishes and bestows Meiji Newspaper & Magazine Pocket Library on the Faculty of Law, Tokyo Imperial University
|July 1970||Hakuho Foundation established as a Ministry of Education accredited incorporated foundation on the occasion of Hakuhodo's 75th anniversary|
|November 1970||1st Hakuho Awards presented in three categories:Japanese as the National Language Education, Education for the Visually Impaired and Education for the Hearing Impaired|
|February 2004||1st Hakuho Education Forum held|
|September 2005||Research Grant for Child Education initiated|
|February 2006||Japanese Research Fellowship initiated|
|March 2007||Japanese Language Exchange Program initiated|
|April 2011||Hakuho Foundation commences operation as a public interest incorporated foundation|
|June 2016||Survey research program initiated|
|April 2017||Hakuhodo Foundation Child Research Institute established|
|April 2018||Teacher Development Scholarship initiated|
|January 2020||Foundation name changed to Hakuhodo Foundation|
About Hakuhodo Foundation
The Hakuhodo Foundation was established in 1970, aiming at helping children grow and develop rich human qualities.
It is our 50th anniversary in 2020 and we continuously provide various different types of support for activities carried out by teachers and researchers on the frontline of child and language education, including not only the Hakuho Award which honors schools, organizations and educators working tirelessly in education, Research Grant for Child Education, and Teacher Development Scholarship at the center of our activities, but also the Japanese Research Fellowship, Japanese Language Exchange Program, and Survey Research Program.
The Foundation will continue working toward a brighter future for children and for society through a variety of activities.
About Hakuhodo Inc.
Founded in 1895, Hakuhodo is a full-service advertising agency that has been in continuous operation since the dawn of advertising in Japan. With billings of ¥947.0 billion yen for the year to March 31,2018, the agency is Japan's second largest. In 2003, Hakuhodo integrated its business with those of Daiko Advertising Inc. and Yomiko Advertising Inc., establishing the holding company Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc. Hakuhodo DY Holdings ranks No. 12 in the world in terms of gross profit (Ad Age Agency Report 2018).