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The Nikkei Place Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization established by the National Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre and the Nikkei Seniors and Health Care Society to create a lasting Endowment Fund to support the ongoing operations of Japanese Canadian National Museum, the National Nikkei Heritage Centre, Nikkei Home and the New Sakura-So Seniors Residence. Visit our blog to catch up on our latest news!


Nikkei Place Community Awards & Fundraising Dinner
Saturday, September 20, 2014

The 4th Annual Nikkei Place Community Awards & Fundraising Dinner will be held on September 20th, 2014 at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre (NNMCC) in Burnaby, BC.

This event is held to honour Nikkei Community supporters and to raise awareness and funds. Funds raised go towards culturally important programs, exhibits and events taking place at Nikkei Place.

This year the theme is “Foundations,” recognizing individuals and groups who have contributed to building a strong and vibrant community and ultimately a stronger and free Canada.

Now in its fourth year, the Nikkei Place Community Awards is an event that recognizes and thanks people and organizations for their hard work in building a strong Nikkei Community from which we all benefit. It is our way of helping everyone in our Nikkei Place community say “thank you” to those who have done so much for Canadians of Japanese descent, for our broader community, and for Canada.  READ MORE




2014_NCGT-logoOn Friday, May 30th, the 9th Annual Nikkei Classic Golf Tournament raised funds in support of programs and activities taking place at Nikkei Centre. 

2014 Sponsors

2014 Photo Gallery

On this day over 144 friends of the Japanese Canadian & Immigrant Community joined together to enjoy a round of golf and a banquet dinner at Riverway Golf Course in Burnaby, BC. This fun-filled day was in support of a strong and vibrant community at Nikkei Place. We raised over $26,000 to support the following programs and activities at Nikkei Place: Archives and Collections | Educational Programs | Cultural Programs | Caring for Our Seniors – Iki Iki Seniors Program. Thank you!