The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, our work across the region is focused on good governance, women’s empowerment and gender equality, inclusive economic growth, environment and climate action, and regional and international relations.
Headquartered in San Francisco, The Asia Foundation works through its network of offices in 18 Asia-Pacific countries and in Washington, DC. Working with public and private partners, the Foundation receives funding from a diverse group of bilateral and multilateral development agencies, foundations, corporations, and individuals. In 2021, we provided $82.7 million in direct program support and distributed textbooks and other educational materials valued at $1.8 million.