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Read the latest news from our campaigns and programs featuring stories and insights directly from our network of community members, giving circle organizers, AAPIP members and philanthropic allies.

Solidarity Matters: A Poem to Philanthropy in the Age of Covid-19

Fri, 2020-05-01

Hey Philanthrofolks,

It's Friday and a brand new month!

May is Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month and since it's been such a difficult many weeks, we wanted to do something fun and different. AAPIP staff created a video poem to share with you - we hope you like it!

Stay healthy and have a good weekend!

-Pat, Marnelle, Lori, and Brandon

AAPIP in The Rockies: Announcing AAPIP-Rocky Mountain Chapter!

Mon, 2020-04-20

For 30 years now, AAPIP has been the home for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to build community in the field of philanthropy. We have also played an instrumental role in mobilizing philanthropic resources to under-resourced AAPI communities, producing critical reports, launching funding campaigns, and seeding giving circles.

A COVID Conversation Between AAPIP Chapter Co-Chairs

Mon, 2020-04-20

We’ve all been hearing the news about the rise of anti-Asian hostility re-surfacing alongside COVID-19, but what does that look and feel like locally? We checked in with two AAPIP chapter leaders Hanh Le with the Metro DC chapter and James Liou with the Philadelphia chapter. 

AAPIP Statement on COVID-19

Thu, 2020-03-05
Dear Philanthrofolk, As the news surrounding COVID-19, or “coronavirus”, continues to flood the web and our screens, our sector springs into action to protect the safety and well-being of our employees, colleagues, and grantee partners. Philanthropy is asking important questions...

Webinar Recap: 2020 Census and Beyond

Wed, 2020-02-19
View the recording and slides for the illuminating discussion on 2020 Census efforts and gaps in AAPI communities led by Karthick Ramakrishnan, Founder and Director of AAPI Data, Karen Narasaki, consultant to the Bauman Foundation, and Christine Chen, Founder and Director of APIA Vote!