International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

The Asia Foundation

A peaceful, just, and thriving Asia.

three stars

84.09

465 California Street 9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 982-4640   Web Site
EIN: 94-1191246

Board Leadership
Sunder Ramaswamy
Chairman of the Board

CEO
David D. Arnold
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.09 three stars
  Financial 77.50 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Asia Foundation improves lives, expands opportunities, and helps societies flourish across a dynamic and developing Asia. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance pathbreaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia's continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.

The Asia Foundation improves lives, expands opportunities, and helps societies flourish across a dynamic and developing Asia. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance pathbreaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia's continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2019
Number of programs documented
412
Number of Country Offices
18
This impact information is current as of August 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

77.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
88.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth -4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 49.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Asia Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Asia Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $14,333,497
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $922,809
   Related Organizations $4,670
   Government Grants $90,111,303
Total Contributions $105,372,279
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $105,372,279
   Other Revenue $343,699
TOTAL REVENUE $105,715,978
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $92,955,574
   Administrative Expenses $11,785,837
   Fundraising Expenses $832,514
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $105,573,925
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $142,053
   
Net Assets $32,935,008

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$467,800 0.44% David Arnold CEO and President

Mission

The Asia Foundation improves lives, expands opportunities, and helps societies flourish across a dynamic and developing Asia. We work with innovative leaders and communities to build effective institutions and advance pathbreaking reforms. Together with our partners, we are committed to Asia's continued development as a peaceful, just, and thriving region of the world.

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The Chicago Council on Global Affairs (IL) 93.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Asia Foundation
465 California Street
9th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: (415) 982-4640
fax: (415) 392-8863
EIN: 94-1191246

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 193223
San Francisco, CA 94119

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Board Leadership

Sunder Ramaswamy
Chairman of the Board

CEO

David D. Arnold
President