SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 8, 2012 — Today, Give2Asia, a U.S.-based nonprofit promoting transformative philanthropy to Asia, announces new fiscal sponsor partnerships, two that strengthen higher education in Taiwan, and a third that provides daily services for vulnerable populations in India.
Feng Chia University and National Taiwan Normal University are now two of eleven Taiwanese universities partnering with Give2Asia to connect with their overseas alumni and other supporters. Taiwanese universities have received over US$3.5 million in donations as part of their relationship with Give2Asia.
In India, Give2Asia’s new partner Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society works to provide daily services to impoverished and disadvantaged populations.
About Feng Chia University
Feng Chia University was established in 1961. Over the past 50 years it has earned a reputation as one of the most promising comprehensive universities in Taiwan. It currently has close to 20,000 undergraduate students in its eight colleges and more than 150,000 alumni.
FCU has a new vision for a campus near Taichung Gateway Park City. The funds raised in from this partnership will be used for the building of this new campus, scholarships, and the university’s long-term development. Supporters of Feng Chia University can now make a donation at www.give2asia.org/fcu.
About National Taiwan Normal University
National Taiwan Normal University is a vibrant learning community that has long been recognized as one of Taiwan’s elite institutions of higher education. Founded in 1946, NTNU was formerly an institute for teachers’ education that has recently emerged as a comprehensive university.
NTNU is committed to excellence in both teaching and research. It aims to nurture full development in the humanities and sciences. NTNU is committed to achieving the highest level of distinction and to preparing students for the challenges of a global world and high-tech knowledge economy. Supporters of National Taiwan Normal University can now make a donation at www.give2asia.org/ntnu .
About Sai Educational & Urban Development Society
Sai Educational Rural & Urban Development Society (SERUDS) aims to create awareness on various social issues, build the capacity of deprived women and youth for sustainable livelihoods, provide relief to elderly persons, and rehabilitate orphan and street children in India. SERUDS is implementing a mid-day meal program for elderly and destitute women, day care centers for children of working mothers, skills and livelihood training, and many more programs for the empowerment of its target communities. Donors may support any of the organizations causes by visiting www.give2asia.org/seruds.
Since its founding in 2001, Give2Asia has raised $201 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. Give2Asia makes international grant making safe, effective, and impactful.