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General Purposes

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Strengthening Civic Space
  • Grant Amount $90,000
  • Grant Period September 1, 2010–August 31, 2013
  • Location Oakland, CA, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This grant provides general purpose support to Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, a grantmaker affinity group committed to expanding the participation and leadership of the diverse Asian-American community in the philanthropic sector. The grantee’s accomplishments include growing its membership to over 600 individuals and institutions (a 10 percent increase from 2008) and awarding $550,000 in grants to over 70 community-based organizations. Goals for the upcoming year include supporting identity-based affinity groups and philanthropic initiatives through collaborative funds, community and funder briefings, and research reports; expanding its National Donor Circle; and developing a detailed communications plan and a five-year strategy.