Annual Report 2016

Addressing the critical issues facing Asia

Across the globe millions of people are on the move, fleeing conflict, persecution, breakdown of institutions, or failures of governance. Millions of others live in rapidly transforming societies, battered by rapid urbanization, political instability, natural disasters, and violent extremism. The Asia Foundation is addressing these urgent issues every day, on the ground, and bringing together the people and resources to do it.

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Across the globe millions of people are on the move, fleeing conflict, persecution, breakdown of institutions, or failures of governance. Millions of others live in rapidly transforming societies, battered by rapid urbanization, political instability, natural disasters, and violent extremism. The Asia Foundation is addressing these urgent issues every day, on the ground, and bringing together the people and resources to do it.

Message from the Chairman & President

The Asia Foundation has long been recognized for its ability to convene changemakers—individuals, organizations, and policymakers who are shaping Asia’s future—and to be the catalyst for creative solutions to the most critical challenges facing Asia. Read more »

Message from the Chairman & President

The Asia Foundation has long been recognized for its ability to convene changemakers—individuals, organizations, and policymakers who are shaping Asia’s future—and to be the catalyst for creative solutions to the most critical challenges facing Asia.

Read more »

2016 Financial Highlights

The Asia Foundation Condensed Financial Information (In Thousands)

REVENUE, SUPPORT & INCOME

Government: Bilateral & Multilateral Institutions 94,508
Foundations, Corporations, & Individuals   5,752
  100,260

EXPENDITURES

Programs, Grants, & Related Services 87,835
General Administration 11,022
Fundraising     695
  99,552

 

Change in Net Assets from Operations 708
Non-operating Income 804

BOOKS IN-KIND

Donated Books & Related Materials 12,816
Distribution of Books & Materials   9,538
Inventory Increase 3,282
Management is responsible for the preparation of The Asia Foundation’s financial statements in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America, and for the financial information presented in this report. This responsibility includes maintaining the integrity and objectivity of financial records, protection of Foundation assets, and compliance with funder restrictions and instructions. The Foundation’s financial statements have been audited by Clark Nuber, P.S., independent certified public accountants. It is the opinion of the independent auditor that the financial statements as of and for the year ended September 30, 2016, are fairly stated in all material respects in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The independent auditor’s report and complete audited financial statements and accompanying footnotes are available here.