Empowering New York’s Asian American Community Since 1989

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Member and Partner Criteria and Application

 CRITERIA

 

A MEMBER ORGANIZATION MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA: 

  • Asian-led and Asian-serving.
  • Fully developed mission with mission-oriented programming and job descriptions.
  • Formal operational structure, including at least 1 paid staff member
  • $150k+ annual revenue that includes reliable income streams for basic operations from formal fundraising activities.
  • Eligible to apply for certain types of funding.

 

A PARTNER ORGANIZATION MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA*:

  • Asian-led and Asian-serving.
  • Is already a legal corporation authorized to work in NY with tax-exempt status as a “public charity” 501c3, and can legally accept donations.
  • Has a Board of 3+ members serving as President, Secretary, Treasurer.

 

*To expand the capacity of incoming partner organizations, we are piloting a Partner Development Program, to be launched soon. Stay tuned for updates!

TO DETERMINE YOUR ELIGIBILITY

 to be a Member or Partner

Please complete the AAF Member and Partner Intake Survey, which includes basic questions about your organization’s stage, mission, and programs.

If it seems like your organization may be fit for membership, we will send you a link to our full AAF Member Application Form. Our formal application requires more detailed information about your organization, clients, and financial information. 

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