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The KIFC: connecting with people and moving towards the future through music.

The Kobe International Flute Competition is one of the most highly valued competitions internationally, acting as a stepping stone to success for young flutists.

However, the KIFC is not just for young musicians to show their skills and musicality. Around the competition, the KIFC offers various activities such as music promotion to youth and cultural exchanges between participants and local people. A unique community formed through those activities bridges Kobe to the rest of world, creating new stories.

In light of this, support from you is indispensable to carrying out these activities sustainably. Your contributions will be used to operate the various activities and benefits offered by the KIFC, including support for the participants’ stay in Kobe and community outreach activities. The dedication of your time and resources fulfills the KIFC’s mission, so please join us on the next step of the KIFC’s journey.

Ways to Support

Hometown Tax Donation (Furusato nozei)

Kobe City Government, the main organizer of the KIFC, solicits a contribution for the KIFC through the Hometown Tax Donation system “Furusato KOBE Funds”.Please select “Kobe International Flute Competition” as your designated donation.

Via Internet

Make a donation from Furusato Choice

By Mail or Fax

Submit a Donation Form to the Kobe City Government. The form is available on its website.

※Please note that benefits of the Hometown Tax Donation is different from that of the Direct Donation.

Direct Donation (JPY30,000/unit for a year)

A designated donation can be made directly to the Kobe Cultural Foundation, the KIFC’s secretariat office. It will be used for operation and execution of the KIFC and its related activities.

Via Internet
By Mail or Fax
Tax Benefits (for residents of Japan)

Individuals who make a donation are eligible to receive tax benefits. Please click below “PDF” for more details. (Japanese only)

Benefits
  • Notification of the 10th KIFC and related events information ※1
  • Discount tickets for the 10th KIFC and related events ※2
  • Acknowledgement on the website for a twelve-month period and in the 10th KIFC program booklet ※3
  • KIFC’s annual report
  1. Applied only to events organized by the Kobe Cultural Foundation as the KIFC’s official related events.
  2. Some events may not be applicable.
  3. Only for those who wish to be listed.

※Please note that benefits of the Direct Donation is different from that of the Hometown Tax Donation.

Pro-Bono

Support us by donating your expertise and skills.
Please contact us for more details.

Ways to Support

Direct Donation (JPY100,000/unit for a year)

A donation can be made as designated contributions to the Kobe Cultural Foundation, the KIFC’s secretariat office. It will be used for operation and execution of the KIFC and its related activities.

Via Internet
By Mail or Fax
Tax Benefits (for residents of Japan)

Corporations that make a donation are eligible to receive tax benefits. Please click below “PDF” for more details. (Japanese only)

Benefits
  • Notification of the 10th KIFC and related events information ※1
  • Discount tickets for the 10th KIFC and related events ※2
  • Acknowledgement on the website for a twelve-month period and in the 10th KIFC program booklet ※3
  • KIFC’s annual report
  1. Applied only to events organized by the Kobe Cultural Foundation as the KIFC’s official related events.
  2. Some events may not be applicable.
  3. Only for those who wish to be listed.

※Please note that benefits of the Direct Donation is different from that of the Hometown Tax Donation.

Advertising Sponsorship

Place an advertisement on the KIFC’s printing and online promotional materials, such as program booklets and flyers for the competition and related events. Please contact us for more details.

Pro-Bono & Gifts-in-Kind

Support us by donating your company’s resources such as manpower, spaces, products, services, expertise, and skills Please contact us for more details.

Sponsors (Fiscal Year 2018)

Muramatsu Inc.

Yamaha Music Japan Co. Ltd.

Supporters (Fiscal Year of 2018)

Japan Federation of Musicians

Japan Flutists Association