Preserving Our Japanese Heritage

The mission of Sakura Foundation is to celebrate and share Japanese and Japanese American culture and heritage in order to promote a more compassionate, resilient, & equitable society.

We remember and honor the hard work and dedication of those who built our community.

Our Japanese American culture permeates our intentions, events and programming.

Our commitment to enhancing and embracing our community is steadfast.

Upcoming Events

As the sole owner of Sakura Square LLC, we are excited to share news about the redevelopment

Chibi no Gakkōu

Chibi no Gakkōu is a Japanese American (JA) Heritage School which provides K-8 students the opportunity to explore the JA experience in an exciting way.


Sakura Foundation established its grant program to support Colorado non-profit organizations and activities that take place within the State of Colorado.


Sakura Foundation Scholarships acknowledge high school seniors who have made meaningful contributions to the Denver Buddhist Temple or the Japanese American community.


The Mirai Generations Leadership Program (MGLP) encourages participants to connect, inspire, and act within the Japanese American community.

Yo! Camp

Yo! Camp provides a special experience for youth by providing a safe, hands-on environment for family fun, personal discovery, and life-lasting memories.


The mission of the Torchbearers is to steward the Go For Broke spirit through dialogue, engagement with issues, and building an inclusive community.

As the co-presenters of the Annual Denver Cherry Blossom Festival, Sakura Foundation is excited to present the milestone 50th (!!) anniversary celebration on June 22nd – June 23rd! 

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