The Japan Art Association is determined to enlarge its endowments in order to ensure that its activities, including the Praemium Imperiale, can continue successfully in the future. As of October 2019, the following corporations have contributed to the endowments. We very much appreciate their generous support and would like to express our deepest gratitude:
Fujisankei Communications Group
Philip Morris Japan Limited
Sony Group Corporation
Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.
Nippon Network Service Co., Ltd.
Nippon Express Co., Ltd.
Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd.
Konoike Construction Co., Ltd.
Toko Electrical Construction Co., Ltd.
The Japan Art Association would like to thank Hermès for providing us with specially handcrafted medal cases and covers for the testimonial letters in 2019. We are also grateful to Mercedes-Benz Japan for kindly supplying the official cars for the Laureates and International Advisors for the Praemium Imperiale events in Tokyo in 2019. As for our overseas activities, we would like to thank the Society of International Cultural Exchange, New York, for their financial support.