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
 39
Global average
 31
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) (2019): Nicola Nixon
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): David D Arnold
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
The Asia Foundation
 55
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
The Asia Foundation
 52
% Female staff
2019
The Asia Foundation
49% 
United States average
46% 
Global average
42% 

Organisational performance

Financials
2015
The Asia Foundation
 $120,916,066
United States average
 $21,077,089
Global average
 $55,910,158

Social

Likes (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 93,671
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
The Asia Foundation
 81,667
Twitter
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 25,800
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
The Asia Foundation
 24,675
Followers (2017)
The Asia Foundation
 21,400
Subscribers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 1,700
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2017)
The Asia Foundation
 1,104
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 5,992
United States average
 13,249
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 38,204
United States average
 8,378
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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