International : International Peace, Security, and Affairs

Asia Society

Preparing Asians and Americans for a shared future

three stars

84.98

725 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021
tel: (212) 288-6400   Web Site
EIN: 13-3234632

Board Leadership
Chan Heng & John L. Thornton
Co-Chairs

CEO
Josette Sheeran
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.98 three stars
  Financial 79.15 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, the Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia. We seek to increase knowledge and enhance dialogue, encourage creative expression, and generate new ideas across the fields of policy, business, education, arts, and culture. The Society today is a global institution - with offices throughout the US and Asia - that fulfills its educational mandate through a wide range of cross-disciplinary programming. The Society's programs address Asian American issues, the effects of globalization, and pressing concerns in Asia including human rights, the status of women, and environmental and global health issues such as HIV/AIDS.

Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, the Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia. We seek to increase knowledge and enhance dialogue, encourage creative expression, and generate new ideas across the fields of policy, business, education, arts, and culture. The Society today is a global institution - with offices throughout the US and Asia - that fulfills its educational mandate through a wide range of cross-disciplinary programming. The Society's programs address Asian American issues, the effects of globalization, and pressing concerns in Asia including human rights, the status of women, and environmental and global health issues such as HIV/AIDS.

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Financial

two stars

79.15

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
72.7%
  Administrative Expenses 17.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.06
  Program Expenses Growth 0.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asia Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Asia Society on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $26,789,704
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $1,173,190
   Fundraising Events $1,940,203
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $259,049
Total Contributions $30,162,146
   Program Service Revenue $1,969,688
Total Primary Revenue $32,131,834
   Other Revenue $3,125,461
TOTAL REVENUE $35,257,295
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $23,855,019
   Administrative Expenses $5,629,321
   Fundraising Expenses $3,240,138
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,724,478
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,532,817
   
Net Assets $102,673,084

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$911,553 2.78% Josette M. Sheeran President & CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$988,541 3.02% Kevin M. Rudd President

Mission

Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd, the Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of the United States and Asia. We seek to increase knowledge and enhance dialogue, encourage creative expression, and generate new ideas across the fields of policy, business, education, arts, and culture. The Society today is a global institution - with offices throughout the US and Asia - that fulfills its educational mandate through a wide range of cross-disciplinary programming. The Society's programs address Asian American issues, the effects of globalization, and pressing concerns in Asia including human rights, the status of women, and environmental and global health issues such as HIV/AIDS.

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Asia Society (NY) 84.98 three stars
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German Marshall Fund of the US (DC) 92.24 four stars
American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (DC) 87.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Asia Society
725 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
tel: (212) 288-6400
fax: (212) 517-8315
EIN: 13-3234632

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Board Leadership

Chan Heng & John L. Thornton
Co-Chairs

CEO

Josette Sheeran
President, CEO