The HIDY OCHIAI FOUNDATION is a not-for-profit charitable organization which seeks to promote the principles of non-violence, while helping individuals walk the path of self-development with dignity. The Foundation also seeks to promote cultural awareness through the arts, fostering understanding and appreciation among people. The Foundation’s focus is especially on helping children and young adults learn and practice a positive and peaceful way of life based on self-respect, respect for others, self-discipline, self-confidence and mental and physical health, so they become constructive citizens living in harmony with others.
The Hidy Ochiai Foundation encompasses the philosophy and teachings of its founder, president and executive director, Hidy Ochiai, the basis of which is expressed in the dynamic relationship between the mind and body. With training, the mind and the body become unified in such a way that the individual becomes the true master of the self.
The HIDY OCHIAI FOUNDATION is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization (ID # 16-1612008), and it shall be operated exclusively for charitable purposes, and all donations to the HIDY OCHIAI FOUNDATION are tax deductible, as allowed under the Internal Revenue Code. It is the Foundation’s policy not to pay indirect costs on proposals requesting an award of $75,000 or less.
For research grant proposals requesting over $75,000, the Foundation will pay indirect costs equaling up to 15% of the direct costs of the proposed project. The Foundation does not pay government-approved overhead rates on research grants.
“When you really delve into the true meaning of traditional martial arts, absorbing its essence through physical and mental training, you will eventually realize that at its heart is peace. Indeed, the very core of this seemingly violent physical art is similar to the depths of an ocean, where serenity prevails.”