Request for Proposals 2021

Request for Proposals 2021 Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 12, 2021, 5 pm EST 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 …

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 …

Inside Philanthropy: How Giving Circles Are Adapting to COVID-19

“We will be here for the long haul. That [is an] inherent strength because, crisis or not, we aren’t going anywhere.” Hali Lee, Asian Women Giving Circle founder Recently, the Asian Women Giving Circle was featured in an Inside Philanthropy piece on how giving circles are adapting to the COVID-19 crisis. We will miss our normal fundraisers and get-togethers this …

AWGC Grantees Work in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

In these challenging times, it is more important than ever for us to come together as a community in solidarity. COVID-19 has impacted our communities deeply, and we wish everyone safety and health as we all work together to build and recover. In the wake of this crisis, AWGC grantees have been doing incredible work to leverage the arts and …

Power, Passion, and Philanthropy this October 30

Power, Passion, and Philanthropy

Join the Asian Women Giving Circle in kicking off our 15th year at our Power, Passion, and Philanthropy event on October 30. It will be a fantastic evening of food, wine, and conversation with our panel of Asian American boss ladies leading with purpose! You wan’t want to miss discussion with our fabulous featured speakers: Chitra Aiyar, Executive Director, Sadie …