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
 68
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) (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
 38
Global average
 86
2019
The Asia Foundation
 55
2017
The Asia Foundation
 52
% Female staff
2021
The Asia Foundation
 50%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%
2019
The Asia Foundation
 49%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
The Asia Foundation
 107
United States average
 61
Global average
 34
Financials
2020
The Asia Foundation
 $101,168,000
United States average
 $39,840,739
Global average
 $199,879,694
2015
The Asia Foundation
 $120,916,066

Social

Likes (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 103,878
United States average
 89,081
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 98,723
Likes (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 93,671
Twitter
Followers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 29,470
United States average
 49,080
Global average
 19,214
Followers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 28,096
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 25,800
Subscribers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 3,040
United States average
 16,605
Global average
 5,604
Subscribers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 2,530
Subscribers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 1,700
Followers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 10,249
United States average
 20,355
Global average
 14,650
Followers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 8,107
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 5,992
Followers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 63,984
United States average
 28,710
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 38,204

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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