Friends Funds: A cost-effective solution to raise funds from your international supporters.

An international Friends Fund at Give2Asia provides Asia-Pacific nonprofits 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:

  • United States of America
  • Australia
  • Hong Kong SAR PRC

Charity eligibility for Friends Funds varies based on each location’s giving regulations. Contact us for details.

HOW IT WORKS

A FLEXIBLE FUNDRAISING PLATFORM

  • Name your fund as you wish, then promote it among your networks of international donors
  • Solicit tax-deductible donations of any amount, via credit card, check, or wire transfer
  • Receive gifts of securities and cryptocurrency, as well as charitable bequests and other planned gifts
  • Accept gifts from individuals, donor-advised funds, foundations, and corporations
  • Customize your dedicated overseas giving webpage and link it from your site and on social media
  • View donations and donor information on our web portal, and request online a distribution from your fund

A COST-EFFECTIVE SOLUTION

  • No need to establish a public charity in the United States, Australia, or Hong Kong SAR PRC
  • No need for annual audits, and no need to file annual overseas tax returns
  • No need to demonstrate substantial support from the general public
  • No need for an overseas board of directors (although you can organize local advisory boards)

A PERSONAL TOUCH

  • Enjoy a dedicated fund manager for any questions you or your donors may have
  • Plan your meetings or events at our New York City convening space at no charge
  • Expand your base of support by opening additional Friends Funds in other geographies through our partners.

APPLY FOR A FRIENDS FUND

Complete our online application form to request a Friends Fund with Give2Asia.

Apply for a Friends Fund

LEARN MORE

Our Charity FAQ page contains answers to many common questions about eligibility, fees, crowdfunding, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions