The Japan Federation of Composers (inc. 1962), is the Japanese Branch of the ACL, and an Associate Member of the ISCM. It has a membership of about 460, is the leading composers organization in Japan.
The JFC has worked actively to improve both the social conditions and creative life of composers in Japan while maintaining a friendly international relationship with fellow musicians throughout the world. All the functions of the JFC are operated by participating members and with funding raised by them individually. The present activities of the JFC include publications of scores and CDs, concerts, the maintenance of a list of all Japanese composers' works, the advocation for Japanese composers’ rights, provision of health insurance for composers, and membership of the ACL and ISCM.