Our Stories

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.

AAPIP’s new board members and officers

Fri, 2011-04-29
At the 2011 AAPIP Annual Meeting, the AAPIP Board of Directors welcomed four new directors and new executive officers, as well as recognized the contributions of three outgoing directors.

Daring To Do What the Spirit Says Do

Mon, 2011-04-18
Barbara Phillips

Moments of the day with the Minnesota NGEC fellowship organization’s kept poking at me. So when Peggy Saika shared that it is racism within philanthropy that led to the creation of AAPIP (Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy), and while AAPIP never intended to be and is not a “funder” it seized the opportunity to create the space for the National Gender & Equity Campaign of which the OFP is a component.

[video] AAPIP Annual Membership Meeting Community Panel – Part 2

Mon, 2011-04-18
This is the Part 2 recording of the Live Webcast filmed on April 10, 2011 at the AAPIP Annual Membership Meeting and Community Program in Philadelphia. This video covers the panel discussion with guests from Philadelphia area foundations and giving circles.

Outgoing Board Chair Danielle M. Reyes on Building Democratic Philanthropy

Mon, 2011-04-11
AAPIP would like to take this opportunity to thank Danielle M. Reyes, our outgoing AAPIP Board Chairperson for her years of service. We know she’ll continue to play an integral role through the AAPIP Metro D.C. Chapter and the Cherry Blossom Giving Circle (both of which she was a founder). Check out the link below to the guest blog she wrote for Philanthropy411 that highlighted yesterday’s AAPIP Annual Membership Meeting in Philadelphia and describes AAPIP’s vision for “Building Democratic Philanthropy”

AAPIP’s NGEC OFP Convening – Gender in the Social Justice Movement

Mon, 2011-01-10
New from AAPIP’s National Gender and Equity Campaign, a guest blog written by Barbara Phillips. She shares her personal reflections and observations about gender in the social justice movement as a participant and guest at a recent NGEC Organizational Fellowship Program convenings.