• 1212 South King Street, Seattle, WA 98144
  • (206) 322-1122
  • info@nvcfoundation.org

The NVC Foundation’s mission is to honor the past by educating the future. To do so, we provide presentations, assemblies, interviews, school tours, and much more to engage the community in learning about the Japanese American legacy.


Our organizations award a number of scholarships to high school and college students each year. Recipients are relatives of NVC or NVC Foundation members and help fulfill our goal of honoring the past and educating the future by helping with NVC and NVC Foundation events and activities.

The NVC Foundation Speaker Series is a “Special Event” held at the NVC Memorial Hall and presents a variety of people sharing and reflecting on their personal experiences.

An project created by the organization which provides access to videos, images, documents and much more that help convey and educate about the Japanese American experience and our history.

The NVC and NVC Foundation have organized a list of online videos that have educational significance or historical importance. All are listed online and are available to watch freely.

A 224-page graphic novel detailing the stories of six brave and courageous Nisei soldiers from the Pacific Northwest. This is the result of a two-year collaboration between the NVC Foundation and the Wing Luke Museum.

Links and sites of interest.

The wall honors Japanese Americans who were interned during World War II or who have served in the military.