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
 37
Global average
 89
2019
The Asia Foundation
 55
2017
The Asia Foundation
 52
% Female staff
2019
The Asia Foundation
 49%
United States average
 46%
Global average
 43%

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
 $39,727,126
Global average
 $213,389,167
2015
The Asia Foundation
 $120,916,066

Social

Likes (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 98,723
United States average
 84,387
Global average
 31,361
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
 45,293
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 25,800
Followers (2018)
The Asia Foundation
 24,675
Subscribers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 2,530
United States average
 15,073
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 1,700
Subscribers (2017)
The Asia Foundation
 1,104
Followers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 8,107
United States average
 17,911
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 5,992
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 38,204
United States average
 8,364
Global average
 6,394

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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