Asian Women Giving Circle Awards $75,000 in Grants to Nine Cultural Intervention Projects in New York City

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE / August 2021 Contact: Hali Lee Hali@asianwomengivingcircle.org   NEW YORK — The Asian Women Giving Circle has awarded grants to nine projects led by NYC-based Asian American women artists and community organizations that explore the impact of the past year on the city’s BIPOC communities through the lens of resistance, resilience, and solidarity.  “This year we put …

Spring Gala: Stronger Together

May 27, 2021 at 7:00-8:00 pm ET Join us to celebrate power, resilience, and the vision of our grantee partners. Kit Yan, co-creator of Interstate, will emcee. Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai will share recent work. And as always, there will be conviviality, community, and connection. Click here to register!    

Conversations on Justice

May 20 @ 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Featured speakers are advancing the calls for justice in New York City by harnessing the power of tenants, women and gender non-conforming individuals, survivors of interpersonal violence, immigrants and refugees, and more. North Star Fund is a social justice fund that supports grassroots organizing led by communities of color building power in New York …

Exhibition Tour + Meet the Artist

EXCLUSIVE INVITATION April 21, 2021 7:00–8:15 pm  Exhibition tour 8:00 pm  Online vigil for Atlanta shooting victims MAY WE KNOW OUR OWN STRENGTH Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya Join us for a new exhibition integrating visual art and technology by NYC Commission on Human Rights artist-in-residence and creator of I Still Believe in Our City public art campaign. This interactive installation uses 16 …

Request for Proposals 2021

Request for Proposals 2021 Application cycle is now closed. Overview Asian Women Giving Circle (AWGC) believes culture is an essential part of any strategy for social change. We support Asian American women-led organizations and individual artists in NYC who are using arts and culture to: bring about progressive social transformation, raise awareness and catalyze action around critical issues that affect …

Imagining Different Possibilities – Join us on January 27th

We invite you to join us for a conversation and studio tour with artist, activist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya. This is a moment that invites us to imagine different possibilities, better ones, more inclusive ones. Please join us this year as we explore what we can do together to build community while supporting artist activists who courageously paint, write, perform, dance, sing and speak truth …

Solidarity for George Floyd

The Asian Women Giving Circle stands in solidarity with Black people and we condemn the centuries of systemic racism and white supremacy that continue to criminalize and kill Black lives. The AWGC was founded to channel resources into local communities and shine a spotlight on community experiences and stories. In the spirit of that mission, we invite you to also support our Black …