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
70 
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
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) (2023): Laurel E. Miller
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): David D. Arnold
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
The Asia Foundation
 55
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
The Asia Foundation
 56
2019
The Asia Foundation
 55
% Female staff
2023
The Asia Foundation
 56%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
The Asia Foundation
 50%
2019
The Asia Foundation
 49%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
The Asia Foundation
 56
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
2020
The Asia Foundation
 107
Financials
2020
The Asia Foundation
 $101,168,000
United States average
 $40,348,871
Global average
 $214,856,754
2015
The Asia Foundation
 $120,916,066

Social

Likes (2023)
The Asia Foundation
 111,448
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 103,878
Likes (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 98,723
Twitter
Followers (2024)
The Asia Foundation
 31,200
United States average
 38,524
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 29,470
Followers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 28,096
Subscribers (2023)
The Asia Foundation
 3,390
United States average
 19,521
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 3,040
Subscribers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 2,530
Followers (2023)
The Asia Foundation
 13,000
United States average
 15,945
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 10,249
Followers (2021)
The Asia Foundation
 8,107
Followers (2023)
The Asia Foundation
 74,986
United States average
 18,650
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
The Asia Foundation
 63,984
Followers (2019)
The Asia Foundation
 38,204

Data notes

Last updated: 24/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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