Institutional Membership

Does your organization believe in the power of moving money and building power of AAPI communities for an inclusive democracy?

Become an Institutional Member

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) expands and mobilizes resources for AAPI communities to build a more just and equitable society. By becoming an institutional member of AAPIP you are supporting racial equity and justice, becoming part of a values aligned network and learning community.

Join our membership-based organization that centers equity and justice in philanthropy to move money and build power of AAPI communities for an inclusive democracy.

Institutional Membership Eligibility

Institutional members include:

  • Private independent foundations;
  • Family foundations;
  • Corporate foundations / corporations with community giving programs;
  • Professional grantmaking networks or philanthropy-serving organizations;
  • Government grantmaking entities (federal, state, city or county); and
  • Public charities engaged in substantial grantmaking activities.

Institutional Membership Benefits:

Network Inclusion

  • Eligible to designate one individual from the institution as the voting member for our annual AAPIP Board election.
  • Eligible to designate up to 20 additional staff, directors, officers or trustees as participating members.


  • All designated members eligible to be nominated for election to the AAPIP board or to serve as an AAPIP Chapter co-chair.
  • Opportunities to become involved in ad hoc committees or working groups

Professional Development and Leadership Opportunities

  • Member discount rate at AAPIP National Network Convening / Annual Meeting and other programs.
  • Member newsletter and priority invitations to AAPIP programs and special events.
  • AAPIP member-only programs or discounts or access to programs AAPIP co-sponsors or hosts such as CHANGE Philanthropy’s Unity Summit, collaborative events with other networks or institutions such as specific funder briefings.

Recruit Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Talent

  • Complementary job listings on AAPIP website that are also fast-tracked through our system.

Impact the Philanthropic Field

  • Invitation to design and organize collaborative program sessions for AAPIP’s annual conference, regional symposia, funders briefings or other programming.


  • Active Institutional members will be list on our website which will be updated at least twice a year after the start of each of our membership cycles (January or July). In addition, institutional members who joined or renewed will be listed in our e-newsletter.

Membership Dues

Annual Institutional Membership dues are based on asset size, as follows:

Asset size Dues
Below $10 million $500
$10m to $99m $1,000
$100m to $499m $2,500
$500m to $999m $5,000
$1 billion or more $10,000

Note: Annual institutional memberships will begin either on January 1 or July 1

New members, apply online to join!

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Ask-Free Zone:

Please note that solicitation is strictly prohibited at AAPIP events.

All AAPIP members and any guests they bring agree that they will not solicit funding for organizations and/or projects, solicit on behalf of a business or services, or pitch products at AAPIP events.