AsiaNextGen Giving Circle (New York). Young, dynamic Asian Americans collectively engaging in high impact philanthropy by strategically funding critical areas of interest to the community.
. The mission of the Asian American Giving Circle of Greater Houston is to encourage philanthropy in the Asian Pacific American (APA) community, to contribute to the community in a strategic and meaningful way and to bring a new source of funding to nonprofit organizations serving APAs throughout the Greater Houston area.
Asian Pacific Community Giving Circle (formerly APCF Board of Directors & Friends Giving Circle). Giving Circle members organize around issues impacting the diverse Asian and Pacific Islander communities in Southern California and engage in strategic decision-making to determine which charitable organizations to support. Donors can join the Giving Circle and combine their resources with colleagues, friends, and/or other donors who share a common interest in supporting Asian Pacific Islander communities.
Asian Giving Circle (Chicago). Chicago based giving circle with funds managed by the Chicago Community Trust.
Asian Mosaic Fund Giving Circle (Philadelphia). The Asian Mosaic Fund Giving Circle is a diverse group of multi-generational donors committed to advancing the well-being of the Greater Philadelphia Asian community.
. Group of women pooling and raising resources to support Asian American serving, Asian American women led social change organizations in New York's under-served communities.
Association of Asian American Yale Alumni. Forum to exchange topics of shared interests and to help fosters a sense of community among AAAYA members; funds are managed by the Asian Pacific Fund.
Cherry Blossom Giving Circle (Washington DC). Volunteer collective of individuals committed to creating positive social change in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Circle of Change. The Circle of Change is a giving circle committed to creating positive social change in Southern California Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. We have a particular interest in funding organizations and/or projects that directly engage members of Asian American/Pacific Islander communities in making transformative, positive social change within their own community.
Devata/Cambodian American Women Giving Circle (San Francisco Bay Area).
Filipino American Fund. Initiative for Bay Area Filipino Americans to help people in the local community; funds are managed by the Asian Pacific Fund.
Hmong Women Giving Circle (Minnesota). Their mission is to promote philanthropy within the community, to encourage activism and create social change for Hmong women and girls; funds are managed by AAPIP.
Jasmine Asian Giving Circle (Boston). Jasmine Asian Women Giving Circle’s mission is to assist and empower Massachusetts organizations that support Asian/Asian-descent women and girls to achieve their full potential.
LA API Giving Circle (Los Angeles). The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Islander Giving Circle will support small Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPIs) organizations/projects in L.A. County that are engaged in innovative, risk-taking that may not be supported by traditional avenues of support.
Lunar Giving Circle (San Francisco Bay Area). Individuals from for-profit and non-profit sectors in Northern California bringing talent and financial resources in invest in the Asian Pacific American.
Muslim Women's Giving Circle (San Francisco Bay Area). The Muslim Women’s Giving Circle is comprised of a group of young, professional women pooling their resources to invest in and stimulate philanthropic giving by Muslim women to non-profit organizations that work to benefit the Muslim community in the San Francisco bay area. MWGC encourages Muslim women to invest in the social fabric that holds their community together.
Saffron Circle (Boston). Group of multi-generational Asian committed to creating positive social change in the Boston Asian community; funds are managed by the Boston Foundation.
South Asian Giving Circle (San Francisco Bay Area). SAGC's goal is to raise and donate pooled resources to support philanthropies, community services, and social change organizations that are relevant to our community. In the process, we hope to promote giving and raise awareness of local issues within the South Asian community.
Young Asian American Philanthropists Giving Circle. Group of high school students in New York encouraging the now generation to help one another and work together collaboratively for the better of mankind.
See also study by Asian American Giving author, Andy Ho: Asian American Giving Circles: Building Bridges Between Philanthropy and Our Communities
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