Take your philanthropy to the next level
Founded in 2012 as a Section 88 charitable organization, Give2Asia Foundation Limited serves as a local partner for your philanthropy. We work with individuals, corporations, and private foundations to achieve your charitable goals. We are strategically located in Hong Kong SAR to support cross-border giving for causes in the Greater Bay Area and around the world.
Services tailored to your needs
Our grantmaking specialists understand the challenges of giving across borders. We provide practical support to help you achieve your charitable goals.
How we add value
With over 20 years of experience, our international grantmaking specialists understand the challenges of cross-border giving. We provide practical support to help you achieve your charitable goals.
A track record of positive impact at home and around the world
Learn more about Give2Asia’s work in Hong Kong SAR and how donors are making a difference.
Extends your philanthropic capacity around the world
As your philanthropic partner and advisor for the region, we make it easier and safer to support international grantees. As a non-profit organization in Hong Kong SAR, it allows tax-advantaged grant-making for your corporation, foundation and individual giving.
Give2Asia has a 20-year track record of successful philanthropic partnerships, and we are the leader in donor-advised grant-making to the region. Since 2001, we have delivered over US$465 million in grants across 23 countries.
CROSS-BORDER GIVING TO CHINA:
Give2Asia is one of the few companies to make grants under China’s ONGO law, we are uniquely positioned to help CSR teams support charitable causes in China.
A cost effective way to raise funds from international supporters
An international Friends Fund at Give2Asia provides Asia-Pacific non-profits with a cost-effective solution to receive tax-deductible gifts from your overseas supporters:
• Offer your donors an easy, trusted, and tax-advantaged way to support your work
• Avoid the trouble and expense of setting up your own overseas charity
• Give2Asia handles all donor support and back-office administration, including tax receipts
REACH A GLOBAL AUDIENCE:
Through the Give2Asia network, you can establish Funds to connect with your donors in the United States of America, Australia, and Hong Kong SAR PRC.
Charity eligibility for Friends Funds varies based on each location’s giving regulations. Contact us for details.
Support pressing local needs and charitable causes in the region
Give2Asia Foundation's local team in Hong Kong SAR understands the pressing needs in the region and how local programs can address these needs.
Contact us to learn more about our local programs and how you can make a difference by supporting them. You can view several of our local programs below.
Causes we support locally
Learn more about Give2Asia's past work in Hong Kong SAR.Browse more projects
Thank you Give2Asia for providing timely funding to the impoverished communities in times of crisis.SZE Lai Shan 施麗珊, Society for Community Organization (SoCO) 香港社區組織協會
Your goodwill and kind concern will be a constant presence when we are striving to weather this times of intense difficulty.Dr. Tong Ko Pat-sing, Chief Executive (Hospital Authority)
Give2Asia inspires hopes and motivates changes to our trainees who are facing employment challenges caused by their disabilities. Give2Asia is our unique partner to build an inclusive employment hand-in-hand.香港復康會 高級經理(復康) 關卓妍女士 Jackie Kwan, Senior Manager (The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation)
Local knowledge meets global expertise
With staff and advisors in 23 countries across the Asia-Pacific, Give2Asia is well-positioned to help you accomplish your international giving goals.View more Give2Asia staff
Minnie Yeung joined Give2Asia in 2019 to lead Hong Kong Give2Asia Foundation Limited. Her role is to ensure that the Foundation serves the local community’s needs, working with donors, family foundations, major corporations, local partners, and networking with high net-worth individuals. Before joining Give2Asia, Minnie founded a successful media group. Minnie trained as a classical pianist at the Beijing Music Academy.
Partnership and Development Manager
Eva is responsible for corporate partnerships, resources development and domestic program management for Give2Asia HK Foundation. Eva has over 20 years of experience in business, marketing communications and talent developments. She received her Bachelor of Social Sciences in University of Bradford, UK.
Fanny Chan has worked over 20 years in both the public and commercial sectors. With her prior job engagements, she developed a wealth of expertise in financial and investment management with particular strengths in areas over financial planning & analysis, treasury and loan operation, audit and controls, system developments as well as long-term financial strategy. She provides practical advice and a broad range of professional financial services and administrative support to Give2Asia and its partners.
Rose joined Give2Asia's Hong Kong SAR office in 2019. She has more than 12 years of nonprofit management experience across international NGOs and local charities in Hong Kong, with a focus in poverty alleviation and sustainable development. Rose holds a Master degree from Macquarie Graduate School of Management. She earned her BA in Business Management from Leeds Beckett University.
Accounting Manager, Hong Kong SAR PRC
A management professional with extensive broad range of experience in strategic and business planning areas including budget planning, customer pricing, retail margin management, competitive benchmarking, data analytics, project management/deployment; performed marketing and analytical support across multiple business units in various Asia Pacific countries for Chevron before joining Give2Asia. In addition to the commercial experience, Karen is also a part time lecturer at tertiary educational institutions, responsible for undergraduate and post-graduate courses on “Financial Management and Accounting” areas.
President & CEO, Give2Asia (USA)
Birger Stamperdahl joined Give2Asia in 2006 and has served as its President & CEO since 2014. Birger works directly with donors, foundations, and corporations seeking to build strategic charitable partnerships across the Asia-Pacific. As a leading advocate for locally-led philanthropy, Birger has spoken to audiences at Stanford PACS, the World Affairs Council, the Council on Foundations, the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network, and the Conference Board.
Prior to joining Give2Asia, Birger had a successful PR career in Silicon Valley. As a Vice President at Porter Novelli, a global marketing and communications firm, he advised such clients as HP, EMC, McAfee, and BMC. Birger holds degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of New Hampshire.
Dr. Raymond Leung serves as board member of Give2Asia U.S. and Chairman of Give2Asia Hong Kong which provides a broad platform for improving the quality of life of children in low-income areas in Asia. Dr. Leung has mentored more than 1,000 young graduate students over last 25 years; a number of whom have gone on to become leaders in their own right in advanced technology sectors in Hong Kong and China.
Dr. Raymond Leung received his engineering doctorate (EngD) from the City University of Hong Kong. He is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Altai Technologies Limited, which is a privately held high technology company focused on the design, development, and marketing of innovative outdoor wireless broadband solutions. The company is headquartered in Hong Kong with branches in Shenzhen, and Malaysia.
Dr. Leung also served as the Executive Vice President of Japan’s TDK Corporation, the first non-Japanese officer appointed to the position in its 85-year history. With his innovative thinking and business acumen, Dr. Leung created the company’s 2 most profitable business units and helped TDK to become the world's largest independent supplier of magnetic recording heads for hard disk drives and the world’s leading lithium polymer battery solution provider.
Dr. Leung is a council member of the City University of Hong Kong and was a council member of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He was also an economic advisor for a number of cities in China and for the state of North Dakota in the United States. Dr. Leung served as a member of the 12th Dongguan Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. In the philanthropic arena, Raymond is the co-founder and Chairman of the One Laptop Per Child Asia Pacific Chapter.
Ta-lin Hsu is the founder and chairman of H&Q Asia Pacific. Since its inception, H&Q Asia Pacific has managed 23 funds of over US$2.7 billion in committed capital. Prior to founding H&Q Asia Pacific in 1986, Dr. Hsu worked at IBM for 12 years, reaching the position of senior manager in the research division — with corporate responsibility for advanced research and development of mass storage systems and technology — before joining Hambrecht & Quist as a general partner in 1985. He served as Give2Asia's Chairman of the Board from 2011 to 2016.
Dr. Hsu received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley following a M.S. in electrophysics from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a B.S. in physics from National Taiwan University. Dr. Hsu was a founding member of the prestigious Technology Review Board of Taiwan, which was instrumental in the establishment of the country’s technology industry. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Group, Primax Electronics Holdings, Ltd., are some of the boards of public and private companies Dr. Hsu currently serves.
Dr. Hsu is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Board Member of K.T. Li Foundation for the Development of Science and Technology, the Founding President of the Chinese Institute of Engineers / USA SF Bay Area Chapter.
Mr. SyCip advises a variety of companies in their cross-border endeavors between the US/Europe and Asia. Mr. SyCip assumed the role of Board Chairman in August 2016 after having served as a Board Director since 2005.
Prior to setting up his own offices, Mr. SyCip had a career in banking, including serving as CFO of United Savings Bank, a leading provider of banking services to California’s Asian communities and a major originator of home mortgages in the State. He currently sits on the corporate boards for Bank of the Orient in San Francisco, Cityland Development Corporation, Paxys, Inc., Premiere Horizon Alliance Corporation, Sinag Global Energy Corp., and Spence & Co. Ltd.
Mr. SyCip currently serves on the board of several international and Asia-focused nonprofits, including the International Institute for Rural Reconstruction in New York, Global Heritage Fund in San Francisco, and the US-Philippines Society in Washington DC. He has also served as Commissioner for the City and County of San Francisco’s Social Services Department. He was Director and Treasurer of the San Francisco Education Fund and the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and served on Stanford University’s Institute for International Studies Advisory Board, as well as Grameen Foundation USA's Philippine Advisory Council.
Nick Chan is a Partner at Squire Patton Boggs, a top ten most global law firm with 45 offices in 20 countries where he serves as Partner (since 2004) with practice group responsibility for Asia Pacific region. Mr. Chan served in-house at two Fortune 100 technology companies AT&T and Cisco Systems where he had regional responsibilities. He serves on the Council of FuHong Society, an NGO focused in helping intellectually disabled people to live with dignity and as an integral part of our community. He is the Honorary Legal Advisor of Origin Charity Foundation which has funded and supported the establishment of many schools in rural Mainland China. He is the Convenor of Tech Response to COVID-19, an NGO focused to use technology to empower ordinary people to control the spread of COVID-19, and to reduce the workload of healthcare workers. Mr. Chan serves on the Hospital Governing Committee of two hospitals in Hong Kong.
Mr. Chan also serves on the DIT committee, Belt and Road committee and as Vice Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Chan is the Chairman of eBRAM International Online Disputes Resolution Centre, a joint community LawTech effort to provide better and more cost-efficient access to justice by adopting and deploying the latest technology and solid legal knowledge. Mr. Chan devotes a lot of time to advance the Rule of Law, innovation, technology, education and the broader community, serving as Legal Aid Services Council member, previously as Law Society Council Member and still Vice Chairman of InnoTech Committee and Belt and Road Committee, as the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Council Member, Chairman of Knowledge Transfer Committee and IPO Industrial Fellowship Enrichment Program Fellow, and as Chairman and committee member for several Hong Kong Government appeal boards, as committee member serving on academic boards at CityU and HKU, and serves on the Entrepreneurship Programme Management Committee for PolyU. Nick also serves as advisory committee member of the Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Venture Fund. Nick publishes widely and is a columnist with a weekly column in a leading newspaper Headline News (頭條日報) to help share legally related information with the public.
Mr. Chan is an elected Hong Kong deputy to the 13th National People's Congress of the People’s Republic of China.