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2020 Update on LGBTQ AAPI Funding

Fri, 2020-06-19

In a Unique Pride Month, What Does Funding For LGBTQ AAPI People Look Like?

By: Lyle Matthew Kan, Vice President of Research & Communications, Funders for LGBTQ Issues

Announcing AAPI Giving Circle COVID-19 Response Fund!

Wed, 2020-06-17

AAPIP is pleased to announce our Giving Circle COVID-19 Response Fund. This Fund supports AAPI focused Giving Circle efforts to address immediate economic and health concerns including anti-Asian hate (proactive and reactive responses) while also advancing civic engagement to build community power for the longer term. AAPIP’s Giving Circle Network is anchored in AAPI communities all a

Announcing AAPIP's Incoming FY21 Board Members!

Wed, 2020-06-17

AAPIP is thrilled to announce new and returning board members who have been elected by you, our membership. They are a distinguished group of colleagues and we are honored to have them on board - please join us in welcoming them! 


Kiran Ahuja
Chief Executive Officer, Philanthropy Northwest

(Recording) The State of AAPI Philanthropy: A Conversation About Anti-Black Racism

Tue, 2020-06-09

The start of this new decade has indeed been one for the history books in so many ways, and it has only just begun. In recognition of this movement moment around anti-Blackness, AAPIP is converting the time we are holding for the webinar to instead create space for a discussion around how we as AAPIs in philanthropy can process and show up in this era to end anti-Black racism in its

Our Shared Destiny: AAPIP Statement on Death of George Floyd

Fri, 2020-05-29

At AAPIP, we are devastated by the news of Mr. George Floyd’s death and the weight of yet another Black life senselessly taken by excessive and lethal force, this time, at the knee of a white police officer. We stand in solidarity with George’s family, friends, and the African American community in Minneapolis and beyond in mourning his tragic death.