This report on Indian Diaspora philanthropy outlines the challenges and trends for Indian diaspora giving from the United States. Written by Nishita Bakshi and Barnett F. Baron of Give2Asia, this four page report is available for download here (398Kb).
The Korean American population has grown tremendously since changes in U.S. immigration laws in the mid-1960s. Little more than 11,000 strong before 1965, today Korean Americans are the fifth largest Asian group in the United States, and one in ten Asian Americans is Korean American. Korean Americans have become an important part of American society, and a growing number of wealthy Korean Americans are found in diverse professions. Though western-style philanthropy is a relatively new concept to Koreans (as it is to Asians in general), Korean Americans also have a growing presence in America’s philanthropic community. [Read more...]