Join Our Network

When your non-profit becomes an Affiliate of the Asian Pacific Fund, we offer the following benefits to strengthen your organization and support your work:

Affiliate Benefits:

  • Eligibility for our grant programs
  • Eligibility for grants made in consultation with individual private donors
  • Notification of funding opportunities as they become available
  • Consultation and assistance on working with private donors
  • Workshops and trainings on capacity building or relevant issues impacting the API populations you serve
  • Inclusion in our San Francisco City and County workplace giving campaign
  • Opportunity to be highlighted in our website and publications including our quarterly e-newsletter on current issues impacting the API community

Vincent Pan

 

“It is extremely gratifying to see the Asian Pacific Fund be so responsive to input from its affiliates, and to take such interest in making our organizations stronger—beyond giving out funding.”

– Vincent Pan, Executive Director of Chinese for Affirmative Action

 

Affiliate Eligibility Requirements:

I. Committed to serving the API community by:

  • Providing information that the majority population served by your organization is of Asian or Pacific Islander descent
  • Providing information that its staff has expertise, cultural competence, language ability, etc. to deliver the services to under-served populations in the Asian and Pacific Islander Community
  • Providing information that the Board makeup is a representative majority of Asian or Pacific Islander descent.

II. Programmatic Focus
Organization shall provide services, public education, or advocacy in any of the following areas:

  • youth or the elderly
  • health & human services
  • education
  • environmental conservation
  • economic development
  • immigrant & legal services
  • arts & culture

III. Geographic Focus
Organization (including headquarters) and program beneficiaries (clients, participants, audience) must be located in one of the 9 Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Napa, Sonoma and Solano counties.

IV. Operational Status
a. Must be a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
b. Have an annual operating budget of at least $50,000 for 3 consecutive years
c. Meets all applicable federal, state, and local registration & reporting requirements for not-for-profit organizations.

APPLY TO BECOME AN AFFILIATE HERE

 

Interested but aren’t eligible to become an Affiliate? Become an Associate.
Contact Joan Van at 415.395.9985 x600 or joan@asianpacificfund.org to inquire.

Associate Benefits:

  • Eligibility for grants made in consultation with individual private donors
  • Notification of funding opportunities as they become available
  • Consultation and assistance on working with private donors
  • Workshops and trainings on capacity building or relevant issues facing the API populations you serve
  • Quarterly e-newsletter which focuses on current issues impacting the API community