Approaches to Social Contributions

Approaches on Academics and Education

The Iizuka Takeshi Scholarship Foundation

Scholarship Foundation

The Iizuka Takeshi Scholarship Foundation offers financial support to individuals who have excellent academic records, show exemplary conduct, are in good health and have high aspirations but are in need of financial assistance. High school students, university undergraduate and graduate students who have graduated from high schools for special needs education, and international students enrolled in university in Tochigi Prefecture are eligible. The Foundation was established in December 1995 with the objective of nurturing deserving human resources that can contribute to society in the future. It was certified a public interest incorporated foundation in June 2009.
The total number of scholars who have received financial support has reached 1,860 students; the total amount of benefits came to 2.17 billion yen as of end of FY2017.

Sozeishiryokan (Institute of Tax Research and Literature)


The Sozeishiryokan was established with the aim to contribute to the improvement and development of the Japanese tax system. Currently, the Institute undertakes the following activities:

  1. Collecting and archiving tax-related literature and materials, and making them available to the general public, thus contributing to raising awareness of taxpaying philosophy and encouraging further research and studies on taxation.
  2. Undertaking research and studies on taxation theories, taxation systems, accounting theories, accounting practice and tax practice, and providing grants for such studies for the advancement and promotion of those areas.

Approaches to Community Contribution through Sports


TKC sponsors Hockey Club Tochigi Nikko Ice Bucks and Tochigi Soccer Club to support the development of a sports culture rooted in the local communities of Tochigi Prefecture where TKC was originally founded.