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About the MCFA

Founded in 1991, the mission of the Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA) is to promote environmental causes throughout the Americas in the broadest sense, which encompasses both the physical and social environments in which we live. In furtherance of our mission we support a wide range of projects in the following four categories:

  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Sustainable Development
  • Environmental Justice
  • Environmental Education

Since its inception the MCFA has supported more than 100 projects in 15 countries throughout the Americas.

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


Tetsuo KawatePresident and Chairman of the Board
Joseph ReganatoExecutive Director
Eiji OhigashiTreasurer
Koji HoraSecretary
Rebecca KatzmanProgram Officer


Alice DavisProgram Associate
Shinobu Fujiwara-CarrGrants Management Coordinator

Board of Directors

  • Tetsuo Kawate
    Yoshiyuki Nojima
    Sadahiko Haneji
  • Kyoko Shoji
    Joseph Reganato

Special Events

The Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas has been sponsoring special events on environmental topics since 1993. These gatherings provide an opportunity for environmental organizations and grant-makers to network, learn about funding possibilities, and exchange ideas about environmental issues at both the local and international level. Events have featured topics such as biodiversity conservation, corporate engagement with indigenous peoples, and environmental justice.

Tax Returns

Tax returns of Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas are available upon written request.


Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas
151 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036