The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa

The Mitsubishi Corporation Fund for Europe and Africa (MCFEA) is a charitable foundation established in 1992 by Mitsubishi Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation (UK) Plc. The aims of the MCFEA are to promote environmental conservation, education and research into the environment and poverty alleviation. In particular, the MCFEA aims to encourage the appreciation and conservation of flora and fauna with an emphasis on endangered species.

Since its inception, the MCFEA has contributed nearly £3 million to environmental and developmental projects in Europe and Africa, through making grants to a range of partner organisations.

MCFEA grant-making has included sponsorship of the Web of Life exhibition (now called "BUGS!") housed in the Millennium Conservation Centre at London Zoo; the research of Professor David Macdonald of the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU); the work of WaterAid in Mozambique; funding the core activities of the Botanical Gardens Conservation International - as well as many other projects.

More information on the MCFEA's grant-making activities is available on the individual links to the right.

If you wish to apply for funding from the MCFEA, please refer to the Applications page.

MCFEA Trustees

Ms Julie Rogers Chair of Trustees
Mr Haruki Hayashi Trustee
Mr Yasuyuki Sugiura Trustee
Mr Sachio Kaneki Trustee
Mr Shinji Kowase Trustee
Mr Satoshi Iwai Trustee
Mr Yoshiyuki Nojima Trustee
Mr Hideki Nasu Secretary
Ms Emily Minton Programme Officer

The Mitsubishi Fund for Europe and Africa is a charitable trust set up under a Declaration of Trust dated 30 September 1992 and is a registered Charity (Number 1014621).

Copies of the MCFEA's Annual Report and Financial Statements, and its policies on Grant-making, Investment and Reserves, are available upon written request to the Secretary to the MCFEA, at Mid City Place, 71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BA.

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