San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2011
Give2Asia, a US-based public charity promoting transformative philanthropy for Asia, announces today a new fiscal sponsor partnership with City University of Hong Kong. This partnership will allow US donors to help the university expand its research and educational services to students and fulfill its aspiration to become a leading professional institution.
“Workforce development and career training are critical to the success of communities across Asia,” said Ray Klinke, Give2Asia’s Interim CEO. “City University of Hong Kong is well-positioned to have an impact on thousands of students each year, and we are thrilled to be a part of the university’s outreach in the U.S.”
Give2Asia’s Fiscal Sponsorship helps approved Asia-based charitable groups establish a U.S. presence, provides professional donor stewardship, and makes possible tax-deductible support for Asia-based groups. Give2Asia currently provides fiscal sponsorship to over 100 charitable institutions across the Asia-Pacific region.
U.S. donors can make tax-deductible donations online to Give2Asia in support of City University of Hong Kong at http://www.give2asia.org/cityu-hk, or by sending donations to “Give2Asia” by check, wire, or securities transfer.
About City University of Hong Kong
Established in 1984, the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is listed among the top 20 universities in Asia and top 200 worldwide. Aspiring to become a leading global university excelling in research and professional education, CityU's primary objective is to nurture and develop the talents of students and to create applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic advancement. The University considers research and teaching to be inextricably linked. The provision of research opportunities to students is a priority to ensure that they can contribute to the development of the community.
Give2Asia combines exceptional stewardship with comprehensive, on-the-ground knowledge to promote actions benefiting Asian communities. Founded by The Asia Foundation, with more than 50 years of grant-making experience in the Asia-Pacific region, Give2Asia helps overcome the common challenges associated with giving overseas and has allowed for over US$150 million in donations since its inception in 2001.
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