SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2013
Give2Asia, a nonprofit social enterprise that serves as a catalyst for philanthropic investment in Asia, has expanded its fiscal sponsorship program with four organizations in the Asia Pacific region seeking to build strong ties with donors in the United States. These organizations -- two in India, one in Taiwan and one in Australia – benefit from tax-deductible gifts given to Give2Asia by their supporters.
Over 150 organizations across Asia benefit from fiscal sponsor partnerships with Give2Asia. After a rigorous due diligence review of each charitable group, its programs and management team, Give2Asia offers comprehensive donor stewardship, an online donation portal and a US tax receipt.
Give2Asia’s four newest partners include:
La Trobe University
La Trobe University offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs on multiple campuses in Victoria, Australia. La Trobe has over 31,000 students from over 100 countries and consistently ranks as one of the top 500 universities in the world. Alumni and supporters of La Trobe University can now donate online at http://give2asia.org/latrobe.
Milaap Social Ventures
Milaap Social Ventures helps low-income entrepreneurs in India by providing an online platform to connect with donors, and tools for cause marketing. The social marketplace matches the profiles of low-income borrowers with social investors, who make an average loan of US$300. Supporters of Milaap Social Ventures can now donate online at http://give2asia.org/milaap.
Taiwan Media Watch
Taiwan Media Watch is dedicated to maintaining press freedom, carrying out media justice, promoting media self-regulation and protecting the public’s right to know. Since establishing itself as the first nonprofit media watch organization in the country, Taiwan Media Watch has continued to build a better and healthier media environment. Supporters of Taiwan Media Watch can now make a donation at http://give2asia.org/taiwanmediawatch.
UPRA ‘Jago Mumbai’ Fund
The Union Parks Residents Association (UPRA) empowers Indian communities to protect the environment while pursuing all-around social and civic development. UPRA’s innovative ‘Jago Mumbai’ Fund has developed projects including an eco-garden, radio station and community center to further its vision of a clean, safe and peaceful Mumbai. Supporters of UPRA can now donate to the ‘Jago Mumbai’ Fund at http://give2asia.org/upra.
Give2Asia makes international grant making safe, effective, and impactful. Since its founding in 2001, Give2Asia has raised $206 million in gifts and donations from corporate, foundation, and individual donors for community partners in Asia. Give2Asia has demonstrated its effectiveness in serving the needs of international philanthropy with its on-the-ground presence, knowledge of diverse social and economic conditions, and the expert matching of donor interests with innovative and effective grantees.