Think tank

The Asia Foundation

San Francisco, CA, United States

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 addresses five overarching goals—strengthen governance, empower women, expand economic opportunity, increase environmental resilience, and promote regional cooperation.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.asiafoundation.org/

Address:
465 California St., 9th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104-1804

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Middle East | Central Asia | South Asia | East Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1954
Age (years)
The Asia Foundation
67 
United States average
 38
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Raymond B. Allen | J. Ballard Atherton | Robert Blum | A. Crawford Greene | Allen Griffin | Paul G. Hoffman | Grayson Kirk | Walter Hampton | Mallory Turner | H. McBaine | James A. Michener | Robbins Milbank | Mrs. Maurice T. Moore | T. S. Peterson | Mrs. Henry P. Russell | Paul C. Smith | Russell | Gordon Smith | J. E. Wallace Sterling | Charles P. Taft |Brayton Wilbur, Sr. |Henry M. Wriston | James D. Zellerbach
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): David D. Arnold
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Nicola Nixon
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): David D Arnold
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
The Asia Foundation
 56
United States average
 37
Global average
 75
2019
The Asia Foundation
 55
2017
The Asia Foundation
 52
% Female staff
2021
The Asia Foundation
 1%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
The Asia Foundation
 49%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
The Asia Foundation
 107
United States average
 57
Global average
 33
Financials
2020
The Asia Foundation
 $101,168,000
United States average
 $39,937,649
Global average
 $43,020,298
2015
The Asia Foundation
 $120,916,066

Social

Likes (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 98,723
United States average
 86,720
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 93,671
Likes (2017)
The Asia Foundation
 81,667
Twitter
Followers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 28,096
United States average
 46,914
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 25,800
Followers (2018)
The Asia Foundation
 24,675
Subscribers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 2,530
United States average
 15,378
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 1,700
Subscribers (2017)
The Asia Foundation
 1,104
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 5,992
United States average
 15,265
Global average
 8,272
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 38,204
United States average
 8,453
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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